Gerald R. Tryon, 75

December 03, 2008

NOV. 14, 1933-NOV. 26, 2008

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Gerald R. Tryon, 75, of Martinsburg, died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2008, at his home.

Born Nov. 14, 1933, in Cortland, N.Y., he was the son of the late Walter Tryon and Lillian Cleveland Tryon Waldron.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Rita Pitman Tryon.

He served in the U.S. Marine Corps.

He is survived by one daughter, Denise M. Rzepka of Cortland; four sons, Stephen M. Tryon and Timothy M. Tryon, both of Cortland, Phillip J. Tryon of Groton, N.Y., and Edward B. Tryon of Martinsburg; one sister, Phyllis O'Donnell of Kentucky; one brother, Walter Tryon Jr. of Oklahoma; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Kenneth Tryon.

A memorial service will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at A.C. Baker and Son Funeral Home, Marathon, N.Y.

Burial will be in Marathon Rural Cemetery at a later date.


The family will receive friends Saturday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry, 336 S. Queen St., Martinsburg, WV 25401.

Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg.

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