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, Analisa Walker of Fremont, Ohio, Lana Lynn of Dugger, Tony Burgess of England, serving with the U.S.A. F., Lori Lynn of Linton, Matthew Burgess of New Mexico, serving with the U.S.A.F., and Levi Lynn of Dugger; 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 services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 23, at Fairview Cemetery in Linton. Friends may call at the Welch and Cornett Funeral Home in Linton from 4-8 p.m. Monday.