Cover photo for Ryan L. Huff's Obituary
Ryan L. Huff Profile Photo

Ryan L. Huff

January 13, 1976 — July 11, 2019

Ryan L. Huff

Ryan Lewis Huff, 43, of Bartlesville, Oklahoma passed from this life on July 11, 2019.
Ryan was born on January 13, 1976, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He is the son of Alan and Sheila (Tisher) Huff. As a young man, Ryan grew up and attended school in Cleveland. During the time he was growing up, Ryan was very active in sports with baseball being his favorite. Ryan later graduated from Cleveland High School with the Class of 1994. Following graduation, Ryan furthered his education at Redland Community College. He later transferred to Langston University where he obtained his bachelor’s degree in education. Following graduation, Ryan moved to Claremore where he was the assistant baseball coach, social studies and math teacher. During his time in Claremore Ryan was united in marriage on July 23, 2005, to Cindy Marie Schlesier. During his time in Claremore Ryan won three baseball state championships. Ryan and Cindy later moved to Bartlesville, Oklahoma where he continued coaching baseball and softball. Ryan coached the Bartlesville Indian American Legion minors to a state championship. Ryan has also worked in the Dewey school district coaching ball. Ryan has served as assistant principal at Bartlesville Central Middle School as well as athletic director for Bartlesville Public Schools. Ryan had received his Master's Degree from Oklahoma University and was currently working on his Doctorate at ORU. Ryan was currently employed with Oklahoma Connections Academy for the past year.
Ryan loved being with his family. He loved taking the kids to gymnastics and cheer and enjoyed helping corral his sons in tball. His kids were his life. The week before his passing, he enjoyed a week with his wife and children at an indoor waterpark, riding as many slides as he could with the kids. He got to attend a Major League Baseball game with his family that week, too. While not the Cubs, he still enjoyed every minute of it.
Ryan loved teaching and was probably one of the most respected teachers by the kids. They loved his enthusiasm and how he made each student feel loved. Ryan always put his students first and making sure they knew education was a must. One thing about Ryan was that he was an avid Sooner fan, but most of all, he was the biggest Cubs fan around. He enjoyed watching baseball, tailgating at the OU games, or just being himself making others laugh. Being at Wrigley field was his favorite place to be. For the past year, Ryan worked as one of the Tulsa World Sports Compilers. On April 14, 1985, Ryan was baptized and accepted the Lord and Jesus Christ as his Saviour.

Survivors include his wife Cindy, four children Ivy, Violet, Denton, Rowan all of the home; parents Alan and Sheila Huff of Cleveland, Oklahoma; two siblings Jennifer Zickefoose and her husband Chris of Sand Springs, Oklahoma, A1C Alex Huff, USAF of Cleveland, Oklahoma; paternal grandmother Wilma Huff of Cleveland, Oklahoma, maternal grandmother Jeane Tisher Ross of Cleveland, Oklahoma; mother in law Leota Schlesier and Patrick McNeely of Bartlesville, Oklahoma, father in law Robin Schlesier of Benton, Arkansas; nieces and nephews McKayla Huff, Callie Huff, Hayley Zickefoose, Braysen Zickefoose as well as numerous other relatives and friends that will mourn his passing. Ryan was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather Carrol Dale Huff, maternal grandparents Lewis Denton Tisher and Gene Ross.

Services will be held at 2:00 pm, Thursday, July 18, 2019, at the Western Heights Baptist Church. Officiating will be Pastor David Head and Pastor Scott Turner. Burial will follow in the Woodland Cemetery under the direction of Chapman-Black Funeral Home. Friends and family can visit an online guestbook for Ryan at www.chapman-black.com.
Pallbearers will include Matt Hancock, Chris Zickefoose, Trapper Parks, Kevin Cartwright, Jonathan Wilson and Chris Revard.


Copyright Notice

© 2019 (Chapman-Black Funeral Home, Inc.)

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. This obituary is a work protected under international and federal Copyright Laws and Treaties. Any unauthorized reproduction, distribution or use of this material is prohibited. No part of this compiled work may be reproduced, altered or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system without express written permission from the author.

The author hereby grants the newspaper the right to publish the compiled work on the dates and location provided in the submission details and further grants to the newspaper the right to reproduce the work electronically in any website or digital medium owned or controlled by the newspaper provided the copy is not altered or modified in any way. The funeral home's website domain must accompany any reproduction of the work. The work must not be used for or by any person for direct commercialized gain in competition with the author, the funeral home, or their respective businesses.

Privacy Disclaimer

The information contained in this Tribute Wall is intended solely for the private use of the families and friends of the deceased to support each other and honour, respect and pay tribute to the memory of the deceased.

Any and all other use is strictly prohibited. Without limiting the foregoing, any reproduction, distribution of the information contained herein, nor any contact or solicitation of any person identified in this work, nor any attempt to use the information in the work is prohibited.




To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Ryan L. Huff, please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

10:00am - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Service

Thursday, July 18, 2019

2:00 - 3:30 pm (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Photo Gallery

Visits: 49

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree