Tyler Joseph Knickerbocker, age 26, of Ceresco passed away Friday, November 8, 2019 in Kalamazoo, MI surrounded by loving family. Tyler was born December 2, 1992 in Battle Creek, MI the son of Daniel and Andrea Knickerbocker. Tyler attended Harper Creek High School. He was a self-employed mechanic. Tyler will be missed by many; he was a valued and true friend to many. He was the one, his friends could always count on no matter the time or circumstance. Tyler was happy when he could work with his hands. He enjoyed anything with a motor that could go fast, and he lived his life just like that. He is survived by his parents, Dan & Andrea; grandparents, Betty Tullis-Cook, Steve & Sheila Tullis, David & Darlene Knickerbocker; aunts and uncles, Dr. David & Judy Kirkby, Brian Tullis, Stacy (Randy) Fate, Scott Tullis, Steve (Brandy) Tullis, Heather Tullis, Tom Cook, Denise (Roger) Klaren, Danette (Dell) Hempsted, Dave (Gina) Knickerbocker, Darrick (Tiffany) Knickerbocker; cousins, David Tullis, Chelsea Dalek, Travis Tullis, Brianna (Matt) Pate, Chelsey (Bobby) Banker, Zach Tullis, Rob Peet, Chad Klaren, Kaycee Klaren, Tiffany (Aaron) Krummrey , DJ (Andrea) Hempsted, Kailee (Jake) Fuller, Nick (Amberly) Knickerbocker, Kimberly (Caleb) Wing, and Brandon Knickerbocker. He was preceded in death by his great grandparents, Clyde and Naomi Smith & Leon and Marjorie Tullis. There will be a Celebration of Tyler's Life from 2 - 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at the Kempf Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 723 US Hwy 27 North, Marshall, MI 49068. Memorial contributions may be directed to Gift of Life of Michigan, 3861 Research Park Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, https://www.giftoflifemichigan.org/ or the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, 199 Water St., 11th Floor, New York, NY 10038, https://afsp.org/.
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NOV 13. 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM (EST)
Marshall Chapel of Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services
723 US HWY 27 North
Marshall, MI, 49068
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