William F. Ryan Jr., 50, of Pawtucket and formerly of Warren, died Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Michelle J. (Follett) Ryan.
Born in Fall River, a son of William and Ethel (Modleski) Ryan of Warren, he was a letter carrier and part time supervisor for the United States Postal Service in Barrington, before retiring in May. He was a member of Yellowstone Association and a past member of Warren Fire Department, Engine 1, Central Fire Company.
He was the brother of John E. Ryan of Warren and J. Scott Ryan and his wife Sandy of Portsmouth; the uncle of Amanda Ryan, Edward Ryan and John Ryan Jr.; and also leaves his dogs Codi, Riley, Bonnie and Kirby. In addtion, he leaves his mother-in-law, Donna Monteiro of South Walpole, his father-in-law, Paul Follett of North Attleboro, Jeannine Follett of Worcester; and brother-in-law, Chip Follett of North Attleboro.
Arrangements are with Smith Funeral & Memorial Services, 8 Schoolhouse Road, where the family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19. Funeral services are private. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to R.U.F.F., PO Box 568, Warren, RI 02885. See www.wjsmithfh.com