Paul K. Ryerson

Posted 1/13/20

Paul K. Ryerson

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Paul K. Ryerson


CLINTON — Paul K. Ryerson, 66, of Clinton,  passed away at 8:18 p.m. on January 6, 2020, at OSF St. Francis HealthCare, Peoria.

Memorial services will be conducted at 3 p.m. on Saturday, January 25, 2020, at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, with Ernie Harvey, Jr. officiating.  Visitation will be held from 2–3 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be directed to the Paul K. Ryerson memorial fund.

Paul was born on September 10, 1953, in Pontiac, Ill., the son of Paul and Mable (Whalen) Ryerson. He married Julie A. Slown on March 8, 1980, in Pontiac.

Survivors include his wife, Julie A. Ryerson, Clinton; children, Jeremy Ryerson, Morgantown, W.Va., and Eric Ryerson, St. Joseph, Ill.; granddaughter, Callie Ryerson, St. Joseph, Ill.; sister, Janet Johnson, Bloomington;  and nephew, Doug (fiancée, Bridget Langdon) Johnson, Bloomington.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and one son, Cory Michael Ryerson.

Paul was a member of the Elks Lodge, Eagles Lodge, and Pheasants Forever as well as being an Eagle Scout.  He was a referee and was involved in youth sports.  Paul was the service manager at Wilson Chrysler, in Clinton, for 30 years and worked at Applied Consultants for the past four years.  He loved to build chairs and to help people.

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