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Obituary for Ryan Wesley Privetts

Ryan W. Privetts

West Elmira, NY passed away on Saturday,October 26, 2019 at the age of 31. Ryan was born September 30, 1988 in Parkersburg, West Virginia. Ryan was an amazing father, son,  and brother. His most precious gift was his little girl, Madilynn. She  was the light of his life. Ryan was that certain kind of guy in your life that one would come across who had an unforgettable personality. A personality that no matter what he was going through in his life you felt good when you saw him.  Always a big handshake and a big smile that would brighten anybody’s day!  That kind of personality will never be forgotten. He will truly be missed by everyone who was fortunate enough to meet him. Ryan is survived by his beautiful daughter, Madilynn Olivia Privetts (punkin butt); parents, Herbert and Nancy Lewis Privetts; brother, Michael (Shavon)Privetts; paternal grandmother, Doris Ann Snyder; maternal grandmother, Nora Louise Lewis; two nephews, Wyatt and Carter; special friend Susan Hawley, Aunts and Uncles Chuck Bailey, Carl Lewis(Patty), Shirley Bailey (Jim Shock), Don Lewis (Tina). Cousins Tim Lauper, Kevin Lauper,(Julie), Beth Bailey, Tammy Baisden, Don Lewis, and Carl Lewis. Ryan also had many, many friends. The family will welcome relatives and friends to Sullivan’s Funeral Home, 365 E. Franklin St, at Rt. 13, Horseheads, NY on Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 1PM to 2PM with his services to follow. Condolences and words of comfort may be expressed at Ryan’s Book of Memories at