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Ryan Cody Cleary, 31, Burkesville, KY (1985-2017)

He was an employee of Equity Group-KY Division in Albany, KY and had attended Spears Chapel Church. His wife, Mellisa Smith Cleary, Burkesville, KY, survive. He was a member of a large, respected family with strong family ties in Cumberland and Russell Counties of Kentucky, and elsewhere.
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Ryan Cody Cleary, age 31 of Burkesville, KY passed away on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at Cumberland County Hospital, Burkesville.

Funeral Service will be Friday, October 27, 2017 at 2pmCT, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY with burial in Riley Family Cemetery. Family requests visitation on Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 12pmNoonCT until 9pmCT, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home.

Ryan Cody Cleary, 31, Burkesville, KY (1985-2017)

Ryan was born on December 31, 1985 in Cumberland County, KY. He died Tuesday, October 24, 2017, in Burkesville, Cumberland County, KY, at the age of 31 years, nine months, and 24 days.

He was an employee of Equity Group-KY Division in Albany, KY and had attended Spears Chapel Church.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Rylan Kynslee Cleary; one sister, Melissa Branham; one brother, Jason Ray Farlee; his grandparents, James and Maggie Cleary and Lester Bee Riley' and one brother-in-law, Stephen Smith.

Survivors Include:

His wife: Mellisa Smith Cleary of Burkesville, KY
  • Four Children: Peyton Cleary, Mason Smith, Madison Cleary, and Cody Cleary all of Burkesville, KY

  • His parents: Teresa & Mark Riley of Burkesville, KY

  • One sister: Amanda Anderson of Burkesville, KY

  • His grandmother: Helen Riley of Burkesville, KY

  • Mother-in-law and father-in-law: James and Rose Mann of Russell Springs, KY

  • Brother-in-law: James Smith of Russell Springs, KY<

  • And a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends

    Send condolences to the family of Ryan Cody Cleary

    Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY, is in charge of arrangments.

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    Ryan Cody Cleary, 31, Burkesville, KY (1985-2017)

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