Everett C. Tryon, 85, of 648 Clymer Sherman Rd., Clymer, N.Y., passed away Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012 at St. Vincent's Health Care Center in Erie, Pa. He was born Aug. 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 father. His employment included DHIA milk tester, Dairylea Milk Plant employee, driver for Clymer Bag Company and most well known as an over 40 years 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 being an over 50 year member of the Clymer Volunteer Fire Department, being an avid bowler, often two to three times a week, gardening, bird watching, spectating 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 (husband Jerry) Magraw both of Erie, Pa.; grandchildren, Mikaela and Kendra Brown and Marie, Julie and Mitchel Magraw; several step-grandchildren; step-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and stepbrothers, Morton and Richard Buss.
Everett C. Tryon
Besides parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Denise Tryon Brown, Aug. 5, 2011; brothers, Earle, Ralph, and twin brother Elvin Tryon; and sister Florence Shaffer.
A memorial service was held at 11 a.m., Monday, Sept. 17 at the Abbe Reformed Church, with Reverends Mike and Erin Beckerink, officiating. Friends were received for one hour prior to the service at church. Interment was at Holland Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Clymer Fire Department, Abbe Reformed Church, Clymer Hill Reformed Church or Chautauqua Community Foundation in the name of Denise's Determination.
Arrangements are being handled by the Spitzer Funeral Home, Clymer, N.Y.