Richard Tryon Obituary
 
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Richard Stephen Tryon

October 26, 1950 - August 1, 2014
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Richard Stephen (Rick) Tryon passed away peacefully August 1, 2014 after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was born in Fayetteville, NC on October 26, 1950 to James A. Tryon and Lillian M. Tryon and grew up in a military family and lived in numerous places including NC, GA, Germany and Okinawa, Japan. Rick received his education at Fayetteville Technical Institute, Randolph Community College and UNCC. Rick was a beloved son, brother, brother-in-law, uncle and friend to those that knew him. He was artistic, creative and had a quirky but gentle sense of humor. He loved photography, drawing, music and old movies. His laid back approach...
Richard Stephen (Rick) Tryon passed away peacefully August 1, 2014 after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was born in Fayetteville, NC on October 26, 1950 to James A. Tryon and Lillian M. Tryon and grew up in a military family and lived in numerous places including NC, GA, Germany and Okinawa, Japan. Rick received his education at Fayetteville Technical Institute, Randolph Community College and UNCC. Rick was a beloved son, brother, brother-in-law, uncle and friend to those that knew him. He was artistic, creative and had a quirky but gentle sense of humor. He loved photography, drawing, music and old movies. His laid back approach to life will be missed by those that loved him.

Rick is survived by his mother, Lillian M. Tryon of Charlotte, brother, Wayne A. Tryon and wife, Lynn of Glastonbury, CT, sister, Sheila Tryon Newcomer and husband, Mike of Charlotte, best friend, Miriam Goforth of Mt. Holly, NC; nephews, Aidan Newcomer of Charlotte, Christian Tryon and wife, Rhonda of Cambridge, MA, niece, Heather Tryon Winship and husband, Matt of Suffield, CT; great-nieces, Lily and Katie Winship and Violet Tryon.

He is preceded in death by his father, Sergeant Major James A. Tryon.

Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to Robin Johnson Hospice House, P.O. Box 3984, Gastonia, NC 28054.

Online condolences may be made at: www.carothersfuneralhomegastonia.com

Carothers Funeral Home, Gastonia is serving the Tryon family.

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"My sweet nephew, you were one of a kind. We will miss you, but we will meet again. For now, I know you are flying with the angels. Love and miss you..." Elda Richard (Nederland, TX)

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