Ryan Barton '98
June 10, 2021 10:46 AM
updated: June 10, 2021 10:47 AM
Ryan Beach Barton
July 10, 1976 ~ May 21, 2021 (age 44)
Ryan Beach Barton, 44, of Katy, Texas, stepped peacefully from this world into eternity with Jesus on Friday, May 21, 2021, after suffering an unexpected aortic dissection.
Ryan was born July 10, 1976, in Las Cruces, New Mexico, to Bill and Raylene Barton. A graduate of Katy High School, Ryan attended Texas A & M University where he was the CO of B-Battery of the Fightin’ Texas Aggie Band, Class of 98. He was also a Ross Volunteer,
the Governor’s Honor Guard, and graduated with a BS of Agricultural Development. Ryan was then commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Air Force where he served as a nuclear missile operator for the 742nd Missile Squadron. After completing his
military service, Ryan worked in the oil field and was a founding partner of SageRider, Inc. as the Vice-President of Operations.
Ryan married Tiffany Elise Haney of Weatherford, Texas, on November 20, 1999. Rebecca Morgan was born in Minot, North Dakota, on March 3, 2012. Nathan Beach, born in Lafayette, Louisiana, April 3, 2007, completed the family. Eventually the family settled in
Katy, Texas, in 2008.
Ryan was an avid hunter, fisherman, and overall outdoor enthusiast. Camping, four wheeling, jeeping and shooting, and any other way to enjoy the outdoors filled him with great joy. He loved to spend time with his family, particularly outside. He was fiercely
loyal to his family, and was a gifted leader and protector. He loved to teach and mentor his children, nieces, nephews, and anyone who fell under his leadership. Ryan’s motto was “Work harder than everyone else,” and he exemplified this in every aspect of
Ryan is survived by his wife, Tiffany, and their two children, Rebecca and Nathan. In addition, Ryan leaves behind his parents, Bill and Raylene, and a sister, Stacey Jones and her husband, Curtis, and their children, Allison and Keith. Additional survivors
include his maternal grandmother, Darlene Johnson. Ryan will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Ryan’s name and address to the Wounded Warrior Project.
A memorial service will be held at Parkway Fellowship 27043 FM1093, Richmond, Texas, 77406, on Saturday, May 29, 2021 at 11:00 am. A Celebration of Life will follow at 1431 Lone Stirrup Richmond, TX 77406, until 3pm.