Mr. Francis “Bayle” Ryan, age 83, of Murfreesboro, TN passed away Friday, November 18, 2022. He was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada to the late Francis Joseph and Ivy Beatrice Emma Martin Ryan. Bayle earned his bachelor’s degree from New York University. He worked in sales for many years and helped guide several businesses out from financial hardship. Bayle enjoyed riding his motorcycle. When he would get home, he enjoyed a good glass of wine while cooking and listening to classical music.
Bayle is survived by his “Madam Queen” wife of 34 years, Carmelita Ryan; children, Andrea Vaughters, Brett Vaughters, Stacy Mangum and her husband Mike, Christopher Ryan, and Rhett Ryan; step-children, Judy Monroe, Roy Monroe and his wife Becky, and Fred Monroe and his wife April; grandchildren, Vasher Ryan, Emerus Ryan, and Amarah Ryan; siblings, Charles Ryan and Gina Wood; and faithful canine companions, Gunner and Wishbone. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a step-son, Robert Dennis Monroe.
Visitation with the family will be Sunday, November 27, 2022 from 3:00pm until 4:00pm at Woodfin Memorial Chapel. Funeral services will be held Sunday, November 27, 2022 at 4:00pm at Woodfin Memorial Chapel.
An online guestbook is available for the family at www.woodfinchapel.com. Woodfin Memorial Chapel (615) 893-5151