Eron Michael Ryan, 41, passed away suddenly at home in Reddick, on Saturday Nov. 7, 2020 due to complications from diabetes.

Eron was born Dec. 19, 1978, in Ransom, the son of Dianna and Michael Ryan.

After high school, he learned a trade and became an accomplished maintenance professional. He was an avid traveler and lived in Texas, Arizona, Colorado and Illinois. His most recent job was at the Prairie View Lutheran Home in Danforth. He really enjoyed his interactions with his co-workers and the residents. Eron will be missed by his family and friends and his beloved dogs, Newton and Daisy.

Surviving are his son, Blake Patchett, of Campus; parents, Dianna and Jason Zimmer, of Reddick, and Michael Ryan, of Homosassa, Fla.; siblings, Tara (Carl) Walker, of Rowlett, Texas, Meghan Ryan, of Bloomington, Justin Zimmer, of Bloomington, and Kate (Richard) Gaffield, of Fargo, N.D.; nephews, Tyler and Cody Walker; nieces, Ellie and Peyton Gaffield; grandfather, Ed Zimmer, of Reddick; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Preceding him in death were his grandparents, Marilyn and Marvin Gibson, of Windom, Texas, Lester and Florence Ryan, of Ransom, and Linda Zimmer, of Reddick.

Visitation was from 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, until the 7 p.m. funeral services at R.W. Patterson Funeral Home and Crematory.

Cremation rites were accorded following the service.

Memorials may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.