Kelly J. Ryan

December 12, 1959 - March 27, 2014

RyanKelly J. Ryan, 54, a resident of the Banks community, died Thursday, March 27, 2014 at his residence in Buxton, Oregon.

Private Cremation Rites will be held at Hoyt Crematory in Forest Grove.

KELLY JOHN RYAN was born on December 12, 1959 in Vallejo, California, the son of the late Robert S. and Francille (Abbott) Ryan.

In 1963 Kelly and his family came to Banks, Oregon due to their father’s Military Service in the AirForce and Army.

Kelly worked at the Banks Lumber Mill in his early years and eventually made his living in construction as a plumber and also a brick mason. Kelly retired and worked as a ranch hand in Buxton where he lived.

Kelly is preceded in death by his parents, Robert S. and Francille Ryan. Survivors include his son Derrick Walker, of Portland, Oregon; his brothers Steven T. Ryan, of Portland, Oregon; twin brother Chuck Ryan, of Vancouver, Washington, Danny Ryan, of Vancouver, Washington; and his sister Jessie Ann Lenz, of Forest Grove, Oregon. Kelly also had many nieces and nephews and was expecting his first grandson in April.

Among his special interests he loved being in the outdoors and enjoyed being around people. In his early years he competed in wrist wrestling, boxing, and enjoyed working out. Most of all Kelly enjoyed being with family and friends and talking about the good old days.

Please contact Fuiten, Rose & Hoyt Funeral Home to be made aware of future celebration of life service arrangements. 503-357-2161. To send the family condolences visit