George Robert Ryan, 84, of St. Leonard, MD, died November 8, 2007 at his residence. Born March 12, 1923 in Atlantic City, NJ he was the son of the late George Arthur Ryan and Helen Higbee Ryan. Mr. Ryan served his country in the U.S. Navy from 1942 to 1962, worked for the U.S. Government from 1962 to 1982 and worked for a government contractor from 1982 to 2000. He is survived by two daughters, Kathleen Ann Stanley of Mechanicsville, MD, Debra Jean Drallmeier of St. Leonard, MD and a son George Robert Ryan, Jr. of Kitty Hawk, NC, 5 grandchildren, Stephanie Haney, James W. Stanley, Jr., April Hille, John A. Stevens, IV, George R. Ryan, III, 11 great grandchildren, Ashley Bentley, Timothy Bentley, Jr., Jessica Bentley, Lindsay Haney Alexis Haney, Denise Stanley, Brittany Stanley, James W. Stanley, III, Megan Stanley, Jaimie Hille and Juliet Collins.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Leona June Ryan and his brother Earl Ryan. A Funeral Service was conducted on Saturday November 10, 2007 in the Linwood Community Church, Linwood, NJ. Interment followed in the Atlantic City Cemetery, Pleasantville, NJ. Memorial contributions may be made to the Calvert HOSPICE, P.O. Box 838, Prince Frederick, MD 20678. Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.