Earvin Ryland
November 9, 1929 - March 2, 2017
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Kilpatrick Funeral Homes - Ruston
209 North Bonner
Ruston, LA 71270
318-255-2832 | Map
Sunday 3/5, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Kilpatrick Funeral Homes - Ruston
209 North Bonner
Ruston, LA 71270
318-255-2832 | Map
Sunday 3/5, 2:00 pm

A celebration of life of Earvin Ryland, Ruston, 87, will be at 2:00 PM on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, Louisiana with Dr. Andrew Johnson officiating. Graveside services will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Ruston, Louisiana under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home. Earvin passed away peacefully on Thursday,…

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Georgia Cook Hethcox left a message on July 11, 2017:
Mr. Ryland was a favorite teacher of mine!! I so enjoyed his American History class at Ruston High. His name was just listed in the "In Memoriam " section of the LA Retired Teacher's Association publication. I'm very sorry for your loss. He was loved and respected.
Kay Milam left a message on April 1, 2017:
I am so very sorry to hear about Mr. Ryland. My thought and prayers are with all of y'all.
Patricia (Patty) Barnwell left a message on March 9, 2017:
As a 1964 RHS graduate, I was in at least one class taught by Mr. Ryland. It was clear that he loved to teach and had a knack for instilling respect for and love of America and its rich history. He "ran a tight ship" (a good thing), but, in turn showed respect for us as students and really cared about us as learners. My thoughts and prayers are with his family.
Ben Haley left a message on March 5, 2017:
Joy and Lorna,Very sorry for your loss. I vividly remember Earvin and Kathy teaching us Deep and Wide in Sunday School. He was an important part of our church. We will all miss him.
Jimmy Standard left a message on March 3, 2017:
I’m sorry to hear of your father’s passing. I’ve had some experience with thisrecently, and I know it hurts. I guess – the only thing that makes me feelbetter in these times is that I have finally come to realize that - it’s not up tous - when God decides to take, and that weI should be happy. But we are allselfish this way. I’m working on it – to try to be unselfish.  It still hurtsthough. I’m praying for you.
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Cindy Milam Singleton left a message on March 3, 2017:
Truly sorry for the loss of your father. Mr. Ryland was the teacher that sparked my interest in American history while in high school and even today. My prayers are with you.
Sylvia Franklin Bradshaw left a message on March 3, 2017:
So sorry for your loss. Joy and Lorna you are in my prayers.
Kilpatrick Funeral Homes left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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