SALEM - Ryan Edward Zwingler, 29, of Salem, Green Township, Mahoning County, Ohio, passed away at 11:30 p.m. May 27, 2013, following an automobile accident on state Route 534, Berlin Township, Mahoning County.
Born April 25, 1984, in Youngstown, Ohio, he was the son of Robert Zwingler Jr. and Shelly Chizmar Zwingler.
Mr. Zwingler attended and was active at Victory Christian Center in Coitsville, Ohio. He was currently employed as a driver for Bonnie Plants. He formerly was a salesman at Cornerstone Premium Motors working in North Lima and Columbiana, and was general manager of the Salem store where he worked with his father.
He was a graduate of South Range High School where he lettered four years in football. His interests included hunting, target shooting, riding four-wheelers, time with family and friends, especially at the Ohio State Fair. He loved the Lord and was always helpful to others.
"I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me" - Philippians 4:13.
Survivors include his parents, Robert and Shelly Zwingler Jr. of Columbiana; his brother, Chad and wife Alyson Zwingler of Columbiana; his sister, Natalie Zwingler and boyfriend Steve of Calcutta; his girlfriend, Stacy Doepker of Greenford; his grandparents, Robert and Ruth Lawrence Withers of Columbiana, Edward and Patricia Chizmar of Greenford and Robert Dean Zwingler Sr. of Poland; his great aunt, Mary Lou Korenich of Greenford; his great uncle, Dr. Frank O'Block of Columbiana; his aunt, Lori Simmons of Virginia; two nieces, Payton and Parker Zwingler of Columbiana; and his dog "Pork Chop."
Family and friends will be received from 5 to 7 p.m. June 3, 2013, at the Victory Christian Center in Coitsville. A memorial service follows at 7 p.m.
"I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." - II Timothy 4:7.
Arrangements were handled by the Smith Funeral Home, 310 W. Neshannock Ave., New Wilmington, Pa.