Everett C. Tryon, 85, of 648 Clymer-Sherman Road, Clymer, N.Y., passed away Wednesday, September 12, 2012, at St. Vincent's Health Care Center Erie, Pa.
He was born August 24, 1927, in Mina Township, the son of the late Harry and Ethel Bock Tryon.
Everett C. Tryon died quietly on Sept. 12, 2012, losing a hard-fought, five-year battle against cancer. He was born and raised in Sherman, N.Y., and graduated from Sherman Central School. Everett was a member of both the Sherman Baptist and Abbe Reformed Churches. He will be fondly remembered by family, friends and community members as a devoted, hard working husband and fa-ther. His employment in-cluded DHIA milk tester, Dairylea Milk Plant employee, driver for Clymer Bag Company, and most well known as a more than 40-year self-employed milk hauler and water hauler. For a number of years Everett was also on the Clymer Zoning and Assessors' Board. Favorite activities and hobbies of Everett's include more than 50-year member of the Clymer Volunteer Fire Department, being an avid bowler, often 2-3 times a week; gardening, bird watching, being a spectator at grandchildren's sporting events and he especially loved spending time at the lake watching wild life and sunsets.
He is survived by his wife, Myrtle L. Tryon, of Clymer, whom he married April 3, 1952; daughters Roxanne (husband Bob) Baker, and Candace (hus-band Jerry) Magraw, both of Erie, Pa.; grandchildren Mikaela and Kendra Brown, Marie, Julie, Mitch-el Magraw. Several step-grandchildren, and step great-grandchildren. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews and stepbrothers Morton and Richard Buss.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Denise Tryon Brown, on Aug. 5, 2011, brothers Earle, Ralph, and twin brother Elvin Tryon, and sister Florence Shaffer.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday Sept. 17, 2012, at the Abbe Reformed Church, with the Revs. Mike and Erin Beckerink, officiating. Friends will be received for one hour prior to the service at church. Interment will be at Holland Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Clymer Fire Dept., Abbe Reformed Church, Clymer Hill Reformed Church and the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation in the name of Denise's Determination.
Arrangements are being handled by the Spitzer Fun-eral Home, Clymer, New York.