WELLINGTON-Ryan Roy Thayn was born Aug. 11, 1973, in Price, Utah to Randy and Loralie Thayn. He left us Nov. 4, 1998. Ryan graduated from Carbon High School in 1991, and he later attended the College of Eastern Utah.
Ryan was an all-star baseball player and loved to coach his younger brothers. Ryan loved to watch the Utah Jazz and the Oakland Raiders. Ryan's passion for fishing and hunting developed into taxidermy, which he enjoyed for several years. He stuffed many animals for himself, family, and friends.
Ryan's work included repair duties at Mine West and well operator for Seely Oil Company in Mounds. Ryan was a strong, reserved person with a dry, witty personality.
Ryan was extremely loved and will be missed dearly by all who knew him.
Ryan is survived by his parents, Randy and Loralie; brothers, Brett (Samantha) Thayn of Nibley and Tyler Thayn of Logan; grandmother, Marilyn Young of Wellington; great-grandmother, Elizabeth Olsen of Ferron; a nephew, Brendan Ryan; three nieces, Cydnie, Ashley, and Taylor; and all uncles, aunts, and cousins.
Ryan was followed in death by his grandparents, Harold and Ethel Thayn, and Merril Young, all of Wellington.
Funeral services were held Friday June 13, 2008 at 11 a.m. at the Wellington LDS Stake Center (935 East Main). Friends called Thursday June 12, from 6-8 p.m. at Fausett Mortuary in Price (680 East 100 South) and Friday one hour prior to the services at the Stake Center. Interment was in the Wellington Cemetery. Services were in the care of Fausett Mortuary.