Ryan Moreland of Rolla, Missouri was born January 25, 1991 in Rolla, Missouri to Michael and Karen Moreland and passed away Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at the age of 28 years ,6 months and 6 days.
On September 23, 2011 he married Jodie Emory at Salem, Missouri.
Ryan graduated high school in St. James, Missouri and then went on to welding school in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He loved to weld. He and his wife Jodie moved back to Salem, Missouri after he got through welding school and he pursued his love of welding. Later he worked at MFA Plant in Salem and was currently working for Pratts Lawn and Garden in Rolla, Missouri.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Woody Aytes; and uncle, Jeff Aytes.
He is survived by his wife, Jodie (Emory) Moreland of Rolla, Missouri; father, Mike Moreland of St. James, Missouri; mother, Karen Aytes Harris and husband Steve of Cuba, Missouri; brother, Shannon Moreland and wife Emily of St. James, Missouri; grandparents, Rosella Aytes of Cuba, Missouri and Rainey and Tillie Moreland of St. James, Missouri; uncle, Keith Moreland and wife Jill of Rolla, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 4-8 p.m. on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, August 4, 2019 at Jones Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Rick Ptichford officiating.
Pallbearers were John Nolan, Shannon Moreland, Keith Moreland, J. D. Williams, Andy Voepel and Will DeDual.
Burial was in the Hickory Grove Cemetery in Vichy, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.