James Patrick Ryan


James Patrick Ryan, 75, of Ponte Vedra, died peacefully April 11, 2017, following a series of hemorrhage strokes.

He was born in Arlington, South Dakota. Jim graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in engineering. He was a U.S. Army veteran who served in Germany and Vietnam.

He was predeceased by both parents. Jim is survived by his devoted and loving wife of 22 years, Joan; sons Patrick and Timothy (Joanna); granddaughters Kate and Grace; sister Mary Jane Simonich (Ron); and nephews Eric and Tom.

He was a commercial real estate broker, FNIRA arbitrator and a certified medical hypnotherapist. He directed an IMDHA hypnosis school and therapeutic yoga school.

Jim enjoyed traveling, being in nature, reading and spending time with family and friends.

His memorial service will be at Palms Presbyterian Church on Monday, May 8, at 1 p.m. Donations can be made to Community Hospice NE Florida.