Ryan Andrew Grinnell, 25, of Columbus, Ohio, passed away June 28, 2014.
He was born June 9, 1989, in Raleigh, N.C., to Douglas Grinnell and Shelley Jordan Ecker. Ryan graduated from Grace Community High School in 2007 in Tyler. He studied the major psychology while attending University of Colorado and was recently accepted to Ohio State University. Ryan had a talent and passion for creating music, enjoyed wake-boarding, skateboarding, snowboarding, and always talked of his childhood friends with love.
He is survived by his parents, Douglas C. Grinnell, of Columbus, Ohio, and Shelley J. Ecker, of Avon, Colo.; his sister, Kara L. Akers, of Denver, Colo., and brother, Jordan L. Grinnell, of Virginia Beach, Va.
Ryan's sweet, loving and caring demeanor will be deeply missed and he is loved by many.
There will be a service held on Sat., Aug. 9, 2014, at 11:30 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul in Denver, Colo.
Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Aug. 8, 2014