William Earl “Red” Ryan, 81, of Mulberry, formerly of California, died Saturday, March 11, 2017, in Fort Smith. He was a retired crane operator at Golden State Metals and a member of The Hell’s Angels. He was born June 7, 1935.

The family will hold a private memorial at a later date. The body will be cremated under the direction of Shaffer Funeral Home in Ozark.

He is survived by his wife, Linda; two stepdaughters, Teresa Bean and Leta Gann, both of Ozark; five grandchildren, six stepgrandchildren and one great-grandchild.