Ryan Wayne Barnard

Ryan Wayne Barnard
Ryan Wayne Barnard

Ryan Wayne Barnard of Amarillo, TX., passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 11, 2021, in his home.

Services will be at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, November 16, 2021, at Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors Ivy Chapel, 2800 Paramount.

Ryan was born on April 28, 1975, in Amarillo, TX.

He was a 1993 graduate of Tascosa High School. He went on to earn a Bachelor’s degree from West Texas A&M, his Doctorate in Pharmacy from Texas Tech, and an MBA from Oklahoma University.

Ryan married Michelle Boyett in 1999 and they had three amazing children, Chloe, Ethan, and Nate.

Ryan started his career at Sherman Memorial Hospital as the Director of Pharmacy. He was then recruited to become the Director of Pharmacy at Mercy Hospital in Ardmore, Oklahoma, later becoming the Chief Operating Officer.  He returned to Amarillo in 2012 and soon become the Chief Executive Officer at Swisher Memorial Hospital. Ryan was a true businessman and entrepreneur.  His most recent business venture was the creation of Bomb City Vodka.

Ryan was preceded in death by his father, Gary Barnard.

He is survived by his wife, Michelle, daughter, Chloe, and sons, Ethan, and Nate.  He is also survived by his mother, Cindy Barnard; his brother Greg and wife Sarah; nephews, Simon and Graham of Morro Bay, CA.; and a brother Tanner, also of Morro Bay, CA.


7 Replies to “Ryan Wayne Barnard”

  1. Cindy,

    I was so sorry to hear of Ryan’s passing. There are so many fond memories of our kids all running around together in the Wolflin neighborhood, and the many scouting events. Sending our love and prayers for you, Greg, Tanner and family

  2. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Ryan’s family and friends.

    TTUHSC School of Pharmacy and the
    Texas Texas Pharmacy Alumni Association

  3. Peace love and comfort from God be with you and your family. Proverbs 3:5. Trust in the Lord with all of your heart and lean not on our own understanding. I love you sweetie God be with you and your family always. Love Ruth

  4. I wish words could ease your pain, Cindy. Ryan accomplished so much in his days here. My prayers are a constant for you

  5. Mimi, I am so sad to hear of your loss. I know you and the kids are devastated. Please know you and the kids are in my thoughts and prayers. Patti Thompson

  6. You will be greatly missed. I appreciate everything you thought me in the time you where at Mercy Pharmacy Ardmore. Always remember to give a person their flowers while they are here once they are gone they will never know what they meant to you. RIP Ryan.
    Love you Michelle, Chloe, Ethan and Nate

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