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Michael David Ryan

Gravette, AR, 1962 - 2022

Michael D. Ryan of Gravette, Ark., passed away October 6, 2022. Mike was born in St. Paul, Minn.m and grew up in Racine, Wis., He eventually settled in Bella Vista, Ark., in 2002. He was an Extrusion Operator for Glad Manufacturing. No matter where he was, he always seemed to find the pulse of the scene and quickly became the center of attention. With his lively personality, booming voice, and thunderous laugh it almost made it impossible for people to not include him in all festivities. Mike had a knack for finding the fish no matter where he was or what he was fishing for. He will be most missed for his oversized heart. If he wasn't helping strangers fix their campers or picking up stranded cyclists, he would be encouraging his kids and grandkids at their sporting events. Mike was an avid camper, fisherman, hunter, mechanic, and all-around jokester. He is survived by his wife Cheryl. Three sons Steven (Kelly) Ryan their children Carly and Cooper, Brian (Cynthia) Ryan, and David (Donna) Ryan their Children Ellie, Rhett, and Cullen. His parents Philip and Mary Ryan. Brother James (Sheila) Ryan. Preceded in death by his brother David Ryan. A celebration of Mike's life will be on October 15, 2022, at 2 p.m., at 12522 Leonard Rd, Gravette.

Published October 12, 2022

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