Ashton James Ryan Sr.

October 9, 1991October 11, 2019

PARKS – A native of Erath and resident of Parks, Ashton James Ryan, Sr., age 28, passed away on Friday, October 11, 2019 at Lafayette General Medical Center.

In accordance with his wishes, there will be no services.

Ashton was a kind hearted man who enjoyed the simple life of country living. He loved the outdoors. Ashton owned 9 acres of land out in the country and loved spending time with his friends and family riding 4 wheelers and being outside. He was an avid fisherman and was happiest with a line in the water. Ashton will be remembered by all those he knew and loved as a caring husband, father, brother, grandchild, and friend.

He is survived by his wife, Amber Buteau Ryan; son, Ashton James Ryan, Jr.; daughter, Kelsey Anne Ryan; parents, Scott Ryan and Yvette Norwood Ryan; brothers, Tyler Broussard and Blaze Pless and companion Starlee Cooper; maternal grandparents, George and Sandra Norwood; paternal grandmother, Carrol Bodin; step-grandfather, Merlin Bodin; father and mother-in-law, Raymond Buteau and Renee Derouen; special aunt Tonya Norwood Desormeaux and husband Jason; uncles, George Norwood, Jr. and wife Michelle, Michael Norwood, Sr. and wife Stephanie, William “Bill” Ryan and wife Cathy, and James “Bump” Ryan and wife Tara; and numerous cousins.

He is preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Pat Ryan; step-grandfather, Johnny Lennie; aunt, Sue Lennie.

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Evangeline Funeral Home of St. Martinville is in charge of arrangements.


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