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Ancil R. Tryon

Monday, December 22, 2003

Ancil R. Tryon, 98, of Linton, passed away at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital.

Born Nov. 10, 1905 in Pleasantville, he was the son of Tell Tryon and Mable "Mayme" Newkirk Tryon.

He was a Linton police officer for 25 years, a charter member and oldest member of the Linton Fraternal Order of Police, and had also been superintendent of Fairview Cemetery in Linton. He was a veteran of World War II, member of American Legion in Linton where he was a Past Commander and 7th District Commander, VFW in Worthington and 40&8 in Linton

Survivors include three daughters, Shirley D. Bryan of Fremont, Ohio, Sue (Mrs. Bill) Lynn of Dugger and Jean (Terry) Burgess of Switz City; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Thelma O. Tryon who died Nov. 15, 1994; two brothers; three sisters; and one great-grandson.

Graveside service will be 11 a.m. on Tuesday at Fairview Cemetery in Linton. Friends may call at Welch and Cornett Funeral Home in Linton from 4-8 p.m. today.