Tyler Frederick Risley

August 26, 1999 ~ February 22, 2022 (age 22)


Roanoke Rapids, NC- Tyler Frederick Risley, 22, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina on Tuesday, February 22, 2022.He was born on August 26, 1999, in Utica, the son of Frederick R. Risley Jr. and Stephanie A. Risley. Tyler was raised in Brookfield and attended Brookfield Central School. An avid outdoorsman, Tyler took great enjoyment in hunting, fishing and playing sports, especially golf. Growing up Tyler enjoyed playing baseball and basketball with his friends. He was a huge fan of the Golden State Warriors, the Yankees and the New York Giants. Tyler loved making people laugh and spending time with his family and friends. Tyler was the most amazing great-grandson, grandson, son, brother, uncle, nephew and friend that anyone could ask for, having spent his final days with Tommy and Caroline. He will be deeply missed by all. Tyler is survived by his parents: Frederick R. Risley Jr. (Samantha Meier) and Stephanie A. Risley (Randy Abrams), his Grandmother June Owen, Grandfather Frederick R. Risley, his siblings James Whittaker (Casey), Samantha Smith (Owen), Morgan Risley, Wyatt Risley, Amara Risley, Aunts and Uncles, April, Josh, Rob, Teresa, and Donald, nephews Blake Whittaker, Cole Whittaker, Patrick Smith, Henry Smith, and many cousins and close friends. Tyler was predeceased by his Uncle Steve Owen, Grandmother Marjorie Owen, Aunt Kathy Donnelly, and Grandfather Stephen Owen.Tyler's family will gather to honor his life privately. His family will hold a celebration of Tyler's Life on Sunday, March 6, 2022, starting at 3 PM, at the Johnson Rogers American Legion Post 149, 10789 Miner Road, Brookfield, all are invited to attend. Tyler's family have entrusted their care to Jeffrey T. Paul, Director, of the Paul Funeral Home of Brookfield. To offer a condolence or share a memory, please visit:


Sunday, March 6, 2022 3:00 PM
Johnson Rogers American Legion Post #1492
10789 Miner Road Brookfield 13314, United States

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