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Ryan A. McCollister

Born: Tue., Feb. 14, 1978
Died: Thu., Sep. 2, 2021


4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tue., Sep. 07, 2021
Location: Hanley & Sons Funeral Home "Southwest Chapel"

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Wed., Sep. 08, 2021
Location: Hanley & Sons Funeral Home "Southwest Chapel"

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   Ryan Allen McCollister, 43, of South Bend, passed away suddenly on Thursday, September 2nd at Memorial Hospital in South Bend.

  Ryan was born in South Bend on February 14, 1978 to James and Juanita (McClanahan) McCollister of Rolling Prairie, IN.

  He is survived by his parents, daughters, Briana and Alexandria and son, Ryan J. McCollister all of South Bend and his first grandson, Jayden McCollister-Neff, who is due in two weeks. Ryan is also survived by his brother, Shane McCollister of South Bend and his maternal grandmother, Leona McClanahan was preceded in death by a brother, Jesse McCollister in 2020 and maternal grandfather, Jerald McClanhan.

  He was employed at South Bend Clutch as a diesel tech. In his spare time Ryan enjoyed mud racing, golf cart riding, clay pigeon shooting, baking cookies but especially being with his loving family. He was a member of the Smoking Reaper Race Team.

  Ryan will be dearly missed by his loving family, numerous friends and the lives he touched throughout his life.

  In lieu of flowers, the family would like to have donations made in Ryan’s name to the donor choice.

  Visitation will take place, Tuesday, September 7th from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Hanley and Sons Funeral Home “Southwest Chapel” located at 23421 State Road 23 at Ireland Road. The funeral service will take place on Wednesday, September 8th at 11:00 AM. at the funeral home.

  The HANLEY and Sons Funeral Home and Cremation Services handled arrangements and extend our deepest sympathy and heartfelt prayer to Ryan’s family and friends.

  Condolences may be expressed at: www.hanleyandsonsfuneralhomes.com


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Brandi Brockwell
   Posted Sat September 04, 2021
Ryan's smile and laughter is what I will always remember. He had a really big heart and always liked to make people laugh. He will truly be missed and I send my sincere sympathies and condolences to his parents, Jim and Juanita McCollister, Ally, Briana and RJ and the rest of his amazing family ❤️

Joseph & Doreen Miller & family
   Posted Sun September 05, 2021
It is without words the loss the family feels after loosing another brother (from another mother). He might have been a cousin but was more a brother to everyone he met. Our love and prayers are with the entire family. We will hold him in our hearts. The Miller Family

Robert & Erin McNeil
   Posted Sun September 05, 2021
Gone to soon. Prayers for his family . Great laughs and good times with him! Rest in Heaven Ryan

Platinum Driveline
   Posted Tue September 07, 2021
All of us at Platinum Driveline were shocked and saddened by the sudden loss of Ryan. I will miss him on my visits to the shop. We offer our deepest condolences to his immediate family and extended family at South Bend Clutch.

Chelsea Blasko
   Posted Fri September 10, 2021
I am so sorry for your loss.

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