Jonathan Ryan Youngblood passed away on Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at the age of 26. Born in Columbia, SC on September 27, 1988 he was the son of Anne W. Minic and Loy L. Youngblood, both of Columbia. Ryan worked at Lifetouch Photography in Elgin, SC, where he used his love of life and people and his amazing skill of photography.
He is survived by his parents; sister, Laura (David) Bryant of Wagener, SC; uncles, Walter Wilsey of Blythewood, SC and Jerry (Alice) Youngblood of Cayce, SC; his beloved “four-legged” daughter, Shoney; many extended family and friends. Ryan was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Edmund and Laura Wilsey and his paternal grandparents, Samuel and Vivian Youngblood.
The family would like to acknowledge Alejandro “Aley” Arango, Justin Tackett and Hoshea “Shea” Rittenhouse, who were special lifelong friends of Ryan.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Animal Protection League, P.O. Box 5354, Columbia, SC 29250.