D. Ryan Massengill

D. Ryan Massengill, 33, of Elkhart, and having local relatives, died Dec. 16, 2008, of injuries suffered in a traffic accident that occurred earlier that day near South Bend.

Mr. Massengill was born July 31, 1975, in Kokomo, to Dennis and Pamela Rinehart Massengill. His parents survive in Huntington. He married Michele Emmons on April 21, 2004. His wife survives.

Additional survivors include three children, Tori Neal, Keegan Massengill and Cadence Massengill; a sister, Marnie Cornell, of Osceola; and his maternal grandparents, Paul and JoAnn Rinehart, of Kokomo.

A funeral service was held Dec. 19, 2008, at the McGann Hay Granger Chapel, Granger. Burial was at the Fairview Cemetery, Mishawaka.

Preferred memorials are gifts to the United Way or the Community Foundation in care of the McGann Hay Granger Chapel, 13260 Ind.-23, Granger, IN 46530.

Online condolences may be sent through www.mcgannhay.com.