James Ryan

Obituary of James W. Ryan

James W. Ryan, born 12/17/1932, passed away 09/05/2022 of a broken heart.

He was a widower; his wife was Rose Ryan, she died just five and a half short months before him on March 5, 2022. They lived in Palm Bay, Florida; Rose lived to be 94 years old.

James spent half of his life in Bristol, Connecticut, working for Southern New England Telephone for 35 years. He transferred to Orlando, Florida in 1979. James retired in 1987 and started his own telecommunications company called R & R Telecommunications for an additional 10 years of working in Orlando.

James retired for a second time and moved to Bethlehem, GA where they lived for 8 years. After that they moved to Palm Bay, Florida to live out their remaining years.

James has five sons James Ryan of Rockledge, FL; Larry Scott of North Carolina; Stephen Scott (whom preceded him in death) and widow daughter-in-law Pat Scott; Ricky Scott and his wife Tracy of Tennessee; and David Scott and his wife Elizabeth from Bristol, Connecticut. James also has two grandsons Jason Scott of Atlanta, GA and Chris Scott of Orlando, FL and there are also six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. James also has siblings Barbara Grimaldi of Bristol, Connecticut; Edward Ryan (whom preceded him in death) of Bristol, Connecticut; Shirley Ramey (whom preceded him in death) of Kentucky; and Geraldine Ryan (whom also preceded him in death) of Weathersfield, Connecticut.

There will be a commital service with military honors on Friday, October 28, 2022 at 12:30 P.M. at Cape Canaveral National Cemetery.

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