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Armstrong Funeral Home
Wednesday June 8th, 2022

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Maple Row Cemetery
Wednesday June 8th, 2022

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Tyler Jacob Francis Shea-Sledge

Tyler was born in Carroll, Iowa on March 2nd, 1990. Tyler passed away unexpectedly at a young age of 32 on May 30th, 2022.

Tyler was a determined, hard-working, creative, and extremely talented individual. He had a passion for carpentry, mechanics, weightlifting, fishing, skateboarding, and eating sweets, with a love for pets.

Tyler always found a way to make those around him feel as though they were stronger; As if they could handle anything that came within their path with ease.

Tyler grew up in Maryville, MO with some of his most cherished friends and his family. Here, he spent time helping to grow and develop his parents’ businesses, perfecting skateboard tricks, and making memories through love and laughter.

Tyler created many memories in Ringgold County, growing up on his Great Grandma and Grandpa Leeper’s Farm - Taking care of their property, hunting, fishing, looking after Floppy-Dog, attending many treasured cookouts, swinging around with his family on their two tire-swings, and pulling his family around on Grandpa’s old tractor and trailer as they picked up sticks and branches along the property, all with a smile on each of their faces.

Tyler’s later years were spent in Cumberland, MD and then to West Virginia - not too far from his mother, Stephanie Sledge. Here, he found a love for his surroundings, fished in the valleys, and built relationships with those that he admired greatly. He was always wanting to learn more about professional carpentry and had a mechanic passion for fixing his trucks.

Tyler was preceded in death by his great-grandparents Francis and May Leeper; grandparents Lois Jean Petratis and John Shea; Great Aunt MaryJane Hayward; Aunt Toni Meseck; Uncle Kevin Meseck; Cousin Jeremiah Meseck, and many more influential and loving relatives.

Tyler is survived by his parents Stephanie Shea-Sledge and adopted Father Randy Sledge; grandparents Joyce and Charlie Russell; brothers Matthew Crouse, Shealor Crouse, and Jordan Jensen; sisters Jasmin Sledge and Carissa Strabley; aunts Kimberly (Bruce) Jensen and Heather (Jason) Feick; uncles Doug Albaugh, Gary (Jenny) Albaugh, and Matt Cornelison; cousins Vannessa White, Tia (Shawn) Anders, Cody Meseck, Dylan Cornelison, Emma Cornelison, Gavin Cornelison, Allie Cornelison, and Avett Feick; many more caring and treasured relatives.

Memorial contributions can be made to: https://gofund.me/4ea9b979

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