Tyler Williams, 20, passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2020.

Funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM, Sunday, January 19, 2020 at Tabernacle United Methodist Church, with Reverend Vic Hill officiating . Burial will follow at Pine Rest Cemetery.  The body will lie in state at Kennedy Funeral Home from 3 to 5 PM, Saturday, January 18, 2020 and on Sunday morning prior to the funeral service. The family will receive friends at the home of his grandparents: Arnold and Pam Williams at 640 Alex Rd., Eagle Springs, NC.

In lieu of a formal family visitation at the funeral home, the family has decided to do what Tyler would have been more comfortable with and enjoyed. Please join them to celebrate the life of Tyler Williams, Friday, January 17, 2020 from 5 to 8  PM at 640 Alex Rd., Eagle Springs, NC.

Tyler was a native of Moore County. He was a loving son, brother, grandson and nephew.  Tyler loved his family and enjoyed being at home with his dad. He enjoyed building model cars as a child and carried that enjoyment to restoring his “1992 Ford Ranger. “  He dedicated his time to the love of his life, Courtney, his best friend and sister Emily, and his best friend for life Austin. He also enjoyed seeing other classic and muscle cars with his family and friends. Tyler loved his dog “Buddy” and liked to go fishing, enjoying the outdoors. Tyler was preceded in death by grandparents: Gary and Martha Allen.

Tyler is survived by mother: Sherry Allen and Mark Hopler; father: Jeff Williams; sisters: Emily Williams, Olivia Hopler; girlfriend: Courtney McNeill; grandparents: Arnold and Pam Williams, Inez and Daris Deaton; great grandfather: Elwood Williams; and many friends. 

Kennedy Funeral Home is assisting the Williams family.

Condolences may be made at www.PinesFunerals.com 


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  1. My thoughts and prayers are with your family. I have many fond memories of Tyler in my sixth grade class. Sherry and Emily, you were also my students and I am so sorry. Praying for the comfort that only God’s promises can give.

    • Our fond memories we will cherish forever He helped Arnold build our porch Prayers For strength Jeff,Emily,Courtney,Arnold and Pam

  2. So sorry for your loss. Emily,Sherry and Jeff you are all in our thoughts and prayers. Love ,Bobby & Margie Wallace and family.

  3. Tyler was a fun kid to have in my sixth grade science class. I am so sad to hear of his passing. Please be assured that the entire family will be in our prayers.

    • Prayers for the family for peace and comfort during this difficult time of sorrow and loss. Tyler will be missed!

  4. I am sorry for the loss of your grandson and Nephew Pam and Misty. I don’t know Tyler personally but I know his granny Pam and his aunt Misty.

  5. Jeff, Sherry, June and Mark, I am very sorry for your loss. I am thinking of your family as you go through this very difficult time.

  6. I am so very sorry for your loss! I am praying for peace and comfort for your entire family in the days, weeks, and months to come.

  7. Prayers for the family for peace and comfort during this difficult time of sorrow and loss. Tyler will be missed!

  8. Angel, preston and Korbin.
    We are praying so hard for the family.

    Parent to parent – I couldn’t imagine! Our babies are always our babies no matter the age! This is just devastating to everyone who went to school with him, or knew him and loved him.
    I am so sorry. 💔

  9. I am so sorry for you alls loss. I will be praying for you all for comfort and peace at this time of need.

    With Love ❤️ Jinia Lopez and family

  10. Tyler was a student of mine at Elise Middle School. He was was well liked by his peers and full of fun. My heart goes out to Sherry, Emily and family. May God bless you today and in the days ahead. Love and prayers

  11. I am so sorry about Tyler’s passing. He was a student of mine at Elise Middle School. I remember him talking about his plans to restore a Ford Ranger. I enjoyed him being in my class. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  12. Sherry, I was your 8th grade science teacher at Elise Middle School. Years later, Tyler came along and was also a student in my class. Then, I taught Emily for a short time before I retired in April. I still remember where all three of you sat. (Yes, even you Sherry). Emily, I remember one story that you shared with me about your adventures riding four-wheelers with Tyler. Please know that I am praying for you both to have the perfect peace and comfort that only God can provide.

  13. Tyler was one of my sweetest sixth grade students at Elise Middle School. He always brightened our day. I enjoyed having him and Emily in my class. They were both blessings. Please know that we will pray for you all. God can and will provide strength in the days to come.

  14. Sherry, Jeff, Emily, Olivia, Arnold, Pam, Inez, Daris and Elwood,
    My sincere condolences to each of you. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with the family in this time of loss. May God place his loving hand on each of you for comfort.

  15. Kim and I are grieved to learn of your loss of Tyler. May God cradle you all in His loving arms in your grief and in the days to come. God bless you. We love you. Bruce and Kim Williams

  16. Tyler was such a sweet boy. I taught him in Kindergarten and again in 2nd grade. May God give you comfort during this time. Your family will be in my prayers ❤️

  17. Prayers of comfort for your broken hearts. I have memories of Tyler from RES as a sweet caring child. May God give you comfort and peace.

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