Tyler Benjamin McChurch, 29, Lebanon, died Sunday, Feb. 17.
Tyler was a 2002 graduate of Friendship Christian School and a 2007 graduate of Cumberland University where he played on the football team. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Benjamin McChurch.
He is survived by: wife, Alexis Stevenson McChurch; son, Jackson McChurch; parents, Dan and Debbie McChurch; brothers – Mitch McChurch and Connor McChurch; grandparents, Joan Hagge and Dave and Janet Cavanaugh.
Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 22, at St. Stephen Catholic Community, 14544 Lebanon Road, Old Hickory, TN with Father Pat Kibby officiating. Graveside services will follow at 2 p.m. Friday at Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Active pallbearers will be Jeff Poling, David Deffenda, Doc Reese, Taylor Vandever, Cody McCray, Nolan McCue, Adam Nischwitz and Josh Stevenson. Honorary pallbearers will be Kelsey Evert, Chris Lewis, Michael Shaw, Mike Derdak, Wayne Grimes, Ken Lukens, Del Merrit, fellow Cumberland University Football Team Members and fellow Cumberland University Sigma Alpha Epsilon Brothers.
Flowers accepted or memorials may be made a college scholarship fund for Tyler’s son, Jack.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. (with a Vigil at 7 p.m.) Thursday at St. Stephen Catholic Community. Arrangements by Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615)773-2663. Obit Line (615)641-2663, www.bondmemorial.com