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Celebrating the life of
Ryan Scott Gatch
February 17, 1974 - January 12, 2018
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200
  • Graveside Service
  • 2:00pm - Wednesday, January 17, 2018
  • Greenwich Cemetery
  • 330 Greenwich Road (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31404

  • (912) 651-6843

So sorry for your loss. Praying for the family.

Lara Buss , Savannah , GA

A sweet soul gone far too soon. Ryan, I will miss the crazy weekends on the deck at Ally & Jims. I will miss your last minute decisions to join us on boat days that you...well you said you weren't a boat guy but I think that was a lie. I will miss our corn hole games especially since I was always better than you. I will miss our arguments and you getting mad that I was actually one of the only people that could just tune your blabber out. Sometimes I questioned if you truly considered me a friend but then I remember the one night when you told me you didn't like a lot of people but I was definitely one of the few you did The deck nights will never be the same but I will make sure to always remember you in a game of corn hole with good tunes jamming! I'll miss you!! Miss Janice & Ally I am so very. I hope and pray you find peace and comfort during this difficult time. Don't hesitate to call if you need anything. Sending my love

Rachel Bolton, Savannah, Ga

Allyson, I am so sorry to hear this. Ryan was such a fun person and I always thought he had one of the brightest smiles. From Lavida days to Memorial Day School days. I have often thought abou the two of you over the years. Please know you and your mom are in my prayers. Much love

Steph M., Ontario,

I am so very sorry for your loss. Losing a loved one in death is very painful. May the wonderful memories you have of Ryan bring you comfort during this difficult time and may our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and gave everlasting comfort and good hope by means of undeserved kindness, comfort your hearts and make you firm.”—2 Thess. 2:16, 17.

S. Love, , Ga

Tammy, I am so sorry for your loss. I will always remember the fun time we had at Marys with Ryan and dad. Just remember he may be gone but never forgotten. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Evey Neville, Richmond Hill, Ga.

Janice and Allyson, I am so truly sorry for your loss. My deepest condolences to you both right now. May you both lean on each other and look to the Lord for strength and healing.

Erin Adams, Smyrna, Ga

To the Gatch Family.. I will miss Ryan.. I will miss his sense of humor his love of the game and music.. I will never forget our bets and our fun times we always had at coaches and many other spots to many to name.. I will miss our times at the beach.. I will miss My Friend Ryan.. My thought and prayers are with you all..

Nancy Sears, , GA

Dear Janice and Family, Please accept my sincere condolences over the loss of Ryan. Janice, I remember both of your boys from our LaVida days and my heart just breaks for you, your daughters and the rest of your family. I will pray for God to give you strength during this difficult time.

Kathy Horst Koncul, Savannah, Ga

Dear Allyson and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. I can't imagine how painful it must be to lose one son/brother let alone two. I remember Ryan from my childhood summers spent at LaVida pool and I have such wonderful memories of those times. I remember very clearly Ryan and his older brother John, happy, tan and putting us all to shame with their tricks off the diving board. I hope you all take comfort in the fact that they are happy, healthy and together again. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Sincerely,

Gina Koncul Robinson, Savannah, Ga

Please accept my deepest sympathies for your loss. I will always remember Ryan as an adorable little boy, playing and laughing at LaVida Pool. Much love, Christy

Christy Nettles David, Atlanta, Ga

Dear Janice and family - I am so sorry for the loss of Ryan . May he Rest In Peace. Know my thoughts and prayers are with you all . May the Lord bless you all now and always. Sending love and blessings, Sandy and Ernie

Sandy Thompson , Savannah, Ga

Dear Janice, Tammy & Family, Holding you close in my heart & thoughts ~ Much Love & Sympathy

Carol Hammock Williamson , Savannah, Ga

Janice, sending you love and praying for all of you during this terribly sad time.??

Jan Daniel Crawford, Va. Beach, Va.

Ryan Scott Gatch, 43, died Friday, January 12, 2018, at his home following a long illness. Ryan was a native and lifelong resident of Savannah and was a former electrician.

Surviving are his mother, Janice Tillman Karrh of Savannah; his father, E. Derrick Gatch of Savannah; his sisters, Tammy Gatch and Allyson Downs and her husband, Jim, all of Savannah; his nephews, Brooks Gatch and Christopher Tuck; and nieces, Morgan Payne and Brooklynn Gatch. Also surviving are a number of aunts, uncles, and cousins all of whom loved him dearly.

He was predeceased by his brother, John D. Gatch and his step-father, Bruce W. Karrh, Sr., his maternal grandparents, John B. and Clarice Tillman and his paternal grandparents, Jack and Catherine Gatch.

Graveside Services will be Wednesday, January 17, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. in the Greenwich Section of Bonaventure Cemetery.

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So sorry for your loss. Praying for the family.

Lara Buss , Savannah , GA

A sweet soul gone far too soon. Ryan, I will miss the crazy weekends on the deck at Ally & Jims. I will miss your last minute decisions to join us on boat days that you...well you said you weren't a boat guy but I think that was a lie. I will miss our corn hole games especially since I was always better than you. I will miss our arguments and you getting mad that I was actually one of the only people that could just tune your blabber out. Sometimes I questioned if you truly considered me a friend but then I remember the one night when you told me you didn't like a lot of people but I was definitely one of the few you did The deck nights will never be the same but I will make sure to always remember you in a game of corn hole with good tunes jamming! I'll miss you!! Miss Janice & Ally I am so very. I hope and pray you find peace and comfort during this difficult time. Don't hesitate to call if you need anything. Sending my love

Rachel Bolton, Savannah, Ga

Allyson, I am so sorry to hear this. Ryan was such a fun person and I always thought he had one of the brightest smiles. From Lavida days to Memorial Day School days. I have often thought abou the two of you over the years. Please know you and your mom are in my prayers. Much love

Steph M., Ontario,

I am so very sorry for your loss. Losing a loved one in death is very painful. May the wonderful memories you have of Ryan bring you comfort during this difficult time and may our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and gave everlasting comfort and good hope by means of undeserved kindness, comfort your hearts and make you firm.”—2 Thess. 2:16, 17.

S. Love, , Ga

Tammy, I am so sorry for your loss. I will always remember the fun time we had at Marys with Ryan and dad. Just remember he may be gone but never forgotten. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Evey Neville, Richmond Hill, Ga.

Candle tribute lit by Dawn Connelly & Christy Greathouse — Georgia

Janice and Allyson, I am so truly sorry for your loss. My deepest condolences to you both right now. May you both lean on each other and look to the Lord for strength and healing.

Erin Adams, Smyrna, Ga

To the Gatch Family.. I will miss Ryan.. I will miss his sense of humor his love of the game and music.. I will never forget our bets and our fun times we always had at coaches and many other spots to many to name.. I will miss our times at the beach.. I will miss My Friend Ryan.. My thought and prayers are with you all..

Nancy Sears, , GA

Candle tribute lit by Nancy Sears — Georgia

Dear Janice and Family, Please accept my sincere condolences over the loss of Ryan. Janice, I remember both of your boys from our LaVida days and my heart just breaks for you, your daughters and the rest of your family. I will pray for God to give you strength during this difficult time.

Kathy Horst Koncul, Savannah, Ga

Dear Allyson and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. I can't imagine how painful it must be to lose one son/brother let alone two. I remember Ryan from my childhood summers spent at LaVida pool and I have such wonderful memories of those times. I remember very clearly Ryan and his older brother John, happy, tan and putting us all to shame with their tricks off the diving board. I hope you all take comfort in the fact that they are happy, healthy and together again. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Sincerely,

Gina Koncul Robinson, Savannah, Ga

Please accept my deepest sympathies for your loss. I will always remember Ryan as an adorable little boy, playing and laughing at LaVida Pool. Much love, Christy

Christy Nettles David, Atlanta, Ga

Dear Janice and family - I am so sorry for the loss of Ryan . May he Rest In Peace. Know my thoughts and prayers are with you all . May the Lord bless you all now and always. Sending love and blessings, Sandy and Ernie

Sandy Thompson , Savannah, Ga

Candle tribute lit by don and chris dasher — South Carolina

Candle tribute lit by Rudy Collins — Georgia

Dear Janice, Tammy & Family, Holding you close in my heart & thoughts ~ Much Love & Sympathy

Carol Hammock Williamson , Savannah, Ga

Candle tribute lit by Carol Hammock Williamson — Georgia

Janice, sending you love and praying for all of you during this terribly sad time.??

Jan Daniel Crawford, Va. Beach, Va.


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