Ryan Mark English, 38, of Orange, passed away on July 31, 2022, in Houston, Texas, surrounded by loved ones.
Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 3, 2022, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.
Memorial services will be 10:00 a.m., Thursday, August 4, 2022, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.
Ryan was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana, on February 20, 1984, he was the son of Bruce English and Rebecca Russell. He was an incredibly hard worker and took great pride in providing for his family. There are just not enough words to describe how incredibly joyous he was. He taught others that being good didn’t mean being perfect by spreading that joy through love and forgiveness. Ryan was hysterically funny and always enjoyed an adventure. He loved outdoors and took great joy in camping, kayaking, and going to the Renaissance Festival. Ryan also enjoyed music, swimming, and woodworking. More than anything he loved his family. Ryan was deeply loved and will be missed for years to come by all his family and friends.
He is preceded in death by his mother, Rebecca Russell.
He is survived by his loving wife, Crystal English; children, Cassidy English, Nadaly English, Kadee English, Ethan English; grandchild, Kai Laughlin; son-in-law, Alex Laughlin; father and stepmother, Bruce and Roxanne English; brother and sister, David English and wife, Jessica and their six children, and Sara Bryant and husband, Andrew and their two children; father and mother-in-law, Freddy and Tina Viator; and brother-in-law, Christopher Griffin; as well as many extended family members, including five fur babies.
Cremation will be held under the direction of Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.