Obituary for James Michael Ryan | Donovan Funeral Home
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James Michael Ryan

August 25, 1954 ~ January 15, 2019 (age 64)

James Michael Ryan, 64, passed away January 15, 2019. He was born and lived his life in Akron.

James was a pilot with Spirit Airlines and a member of Faith Bible Fellowship Church.

He was preceded in death by  his father, James L. Ryan; brother, Terry Ryan.

James is survived by his daughter, Jillian Ryan (Trent Sanford); son, Trevor Ryan; mother, Angie Ryan; brothers, Kevin (Ann) Ryan, Tim (Kimberly) Ryan; sister, Nancy Ryan; many nieces and nephews; step daughter, Emily (Patrick Tolliver) and many loving family, friends and neighbors.

Special thanks to Kathryn and Charles Korb for the kindness, generosity and support.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, the Barbara Ann Cancer Center or the charity of your choice.

A memorial service will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, January 21, 2019 at Faith Bible Fellowship, 126 W. Overdale Dr., Tallmadge OH 44278 with Rev. Les Southerland officiating.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Donations may be made to:

MD Anderson Cancer Center
Larchwood Rd, Mansfield OH 44907
Tel: 1-866-326-0557

Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute
4100 John R St, Detroit MI 48201
Tel: 1-800-527-6266

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