John Clarence Ryan Sr., 80, of Lebanon, Kentucky, died, May 19, 1996 at Spring View Medical Center, Lebanon. A native of Marion County, he was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church. He served as a magistrate for Marion County from 1961 to 1965. He was preceded in death by his parents, James A. and Claudia Mattingly Ryan; two sisters, Edna Mae Elder and Nellie Catherine Kute; and five brothers, Joseph, Bernard, Thomas E., Louis and James Edward Ryan. Survivors are his wife, Martha Aileen Spalding Ryan; two daughters, Harriet Lynn Ryan Stuart of Danville, and Martha Ann Ryan Howard of Lexington; three sons, John Clarence Ryan Jr. of Frankfort, Phillip Douglas Ryan of Bardstown, and Richard Keith Ryan of Lebanon; and ten grandchildren. Burial in St. Augustine Catholic Church Cemetery.