Ryan J. Mead

Mr. Ryan J. Mead of the Town of Greenville, NY passed away on Friday, December 28, 2018 at home.  He was 29.

He was born June 18, 1989 in Middletown, NY the son of Joseph Mead and Sharon Smith Mead.

Ryan worked as a Carpenter with his father and grandfather.

A Family Statement Read: “Ryan was a kind, soft-spoken young man who brought happiness to everyone he met, with his sweet nature and great sense of humor. A gifted artist and craftsman, Ryan had a strong creative spirit and was especially talented at drawing. He enjoyed hiking, kayaking, and camping. Ryan loved building hot rods with his father and grandfather. He was a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Yankees, and he had a passion for music of all kinds. Ryan touched many lives, and he will be dearly missed by his family and friends.”

Surviving are:

His parents, Joseph and Sharon Mead                                  At Home

Sister: Megan Mead and her fiancé, Elliot Brooks                 Town of Greenville

Grandparents: Joseph and Joan Mead                                  Town of Greenville

Grandmother: Caroline Smith                                                Westtown, NY

Aunt: Karen Smith and her fiancé, Robert Nicholson            Town of Greenville

Uncle: Brian Smith and his wife, Stacey                                Westtown, NY

Cousins: Derek Blose, Matthew Blose, Justin Smith and Kevin Smith

Best Friend: Keelin Burns

Ryan was predeceased by his grandfather, Roy L. Smith, Jr.

Family and friends are invited to visit at Gray-Parker Funeral Home, Inc., 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771 on Monday, December 31, 2018 from 11:00am until 1:00pm.

Funeral services will follow on Monday, December 31st at 1:00pm at the funeral home with Rev. Michael Cedro officiating.

Burial will be at Unionville Cemetery, Waterloo Road, Westtown, NY.

Funeral arrangements are by the GRAY-PARKER FUNERAL HOME, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771 845.856.5191 For additional information, directions, or to send a condolence note to the family, please visit www.grayparkerfuneralhome.com