Ryan Lee Provancher, 24, Dickinson, died Friday, Oct. 11, 2013 at St. Joseph’s Hospital & Health Center, Dickinson, following an accident in the oil field.
Ryan’s celebration of life/funeral service will be at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013 at Ladbury Funeral Service, Dickinson, with Rev. Rusty Phalan officiating. Cremation will follow the service with buried at a later date.
Visitation will be on Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., at Ladbury Funeral Service.
Ryan Lee Provancher was born Oct. 23, 1987 in Dickinson, the son of Lee Provancher and Tammie Vail.
He was raised and educated in Dickinson, graduating from Dickinson High School in 2006.
Throughout his school years, he had belonged to the Civil Air Patrol (during Jr. High), wrestling from 2nd grade on, and football and baseball.
Ryan had worked at Runnings Farm & Fleet during high school. For the past seven years he has worked in the oil field, most recently as a Roustabout Foreman for Driven Services.
Friends and family were very important to Ryan, he enjoyed spending time with them, and could brighten the lives of anyone he came in contact with.
He enjoyed riding motorcycle, 4-wheelers, going fishing and camping, and going for walks with Whitney.
Ryan is survived his parents, Tammie Vail, Avondale, Ariz., Lee (Kim) Provancher, Richfield, N.C.; his love, Whitney Schatz, Dickinson; four siblings, Derek Provancher, Grassy Butte, Bryton Brien, Avondale, Ariz., Kadynce Krank, Dickinson, and Taevyn Hendricks, Bismarck; grandparents, Ed and Jessie Vail, Bozeman, Mont., Marlene Caprilozzi, Danbury, Conn., and Charlie McNaney, Grassy Butte; step-dads, Gary Brien, Sidney, Mont., Brandon Krank, Dickinson, and CJ Hendricks, Bismarck; aunt, Cindi Vail, Bismarck; uncles, Robert (Christine) Caprilozzi, Seymour, Conn., and Keith Frederick, Dickinson; cousins, Kale, Brennan and Lexi Frederick; and numerous family and friends.
Ryan was preceded in death by his aunt, Denise Vail; great-grandparents, Ben and Grace Vail, John and Faye Rooksberry, Walt Dunlap, and Geraldine Rank; grandparents, Rita McNaney, and Robert Caprilozzi; and cousin, Paul Frederick.
Arrangements are with Ladbury Funeral Service, Dickinson. www.ladburyfuneralservice.com.