Tyler A. Owens

March 20, 1992 - September 06, 2018

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Monday, September 10, 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Vineyard Christian Fellowship, 705 Kelly Street Extended, Rome City

Tuesday, September 11, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Vineyard Christian Fellowship, 705 Kelly Street Extended, Rome City


Tuesday, September 11, 2:00 PM
Vineyard Christian Fellowship, 705 Kelly Street Extended, Rome City


Tyler A. Owens, 26, of LaGrange went to home to be with Jesus on Thursday, September 6, 2018, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne due to injuries he sustained in a motorcycle accident on August 30, 2018.

He was born March 20, 1992, in Kendallville to Rodney and Melinda (Herendeen) Owens.

He was a 2010 graduate of Lakeland High School and worked at Rich’s Trailers in Topeka.

Tyler was a member of Vineyard Christian Fellowship in Rome City. He enjoyed fishing and listening to music and loved spending time with his children.

Surviving are his mother and stepfather, Melinda and Drew Williams of LaGrange; a daughter, Aryana Owens of Stroh; a son, Tybias Owens of Kendallville; a sister, Maecee (Prince Blackwell) Owens of Albion; a brother, Rodney (Brooke Honaker) Owens, Jr. of Kendallville; maternal grandparents, Steve and Marge Herendeen of Rome City; paternal grandmother, Reva Owens of Ashley; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father, Rodney Alden Owens; and grandfather, Alden Owens.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at 2 p.m. at Vineyard Christian Fellowship, 705 Kelly Street Extended, Rome City with Rev. Lemuel Dees officiating. Burial will be in Orange Cemetery, Rome City.

Pallbearers will be Rodney Owens, Jr., Steve Herendeen, II, Chad Randol, Kenny Barden, Jr., Chase Owens, Prince Blackwell, James Marti, Derek Schrock, and Matt Herendeen

Calling is Monday, September 10, 2018, from 2 to 7 p.m. at the church and one hour prior to the service on Tuesday.

Preferred memorials are to the family for funeral expenses or Indiana Donor Network.

Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 South State Street, Kendallville is assisting the family with arrangements.

View a video tribute after Monday and share memories and condolences at www.youngfamilyfuneralhome.com

Guest Book

Donna Rasler
September 20th, 2018 5:13am
Wolcottville, In.

My heart is saddened by your loss, and my thoughts & prayers are with you.

Andrea and Bruce Vernon
September 12th, 2018 10:20am
Logansport, IN

Steve, Marge, and family, Just watched the video tribute of your grandson. What a handsome, happy, boy. Our hearts break for you and the rest of the family. We have been and will continue to pray for your family. May you sense the presence of God.

Kayla & Ben Miller
September 11th, 2018 4:01am
South Milford Indiana

We are so sorry for your loss and can’t find the words to say but if u need anything we are here. Love you all

Evelyn Smith
September 10th, 2018 6:20pm

So sorry for the loss of such a great young man and father prayers for all the family through this difficult time God bless

Dennis Ritchie and Dena Ritchie
September 10th, 2018 5:43pm
United States

I'm so sorry for your loss. I always remember him coming to my house and always made us laugh, he will be greatly missed.

Scott Herendeen
September 10th, 2018 4:35pm

Melinda, I’m so sorry for your loss. You will be in my thoughts and prayers. I love you.

Rhonda herendeen
September 10th, 2018 4:02pm
United States

Melinda I'm so sorry for you loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers where you will remain. I can't imagine what you are going through. May God bless you and your family....

Bobbie Sams
September 10th, 2018 1:44pm
Howe, Indiana

Melinda- I am so sorry about Tyler. Hugs and prayers to you and your family!

Robbie & Angel Williams
September 10th, 2018 9:34am
Rome City, IN

Ty, you will be missed by so many. You and so much live to give. Melinda and family, we love you and you will be in our prayers for peace and comfort. May God touch your hearts!

Ramona Hunter
September 10th, 2018 9:28am

My deepest sympathy for Tyler’s family. You are all in my prayers.

Margaret and Larry Polly
September 10th, 2018 9:11am
Wolcottville In

So sorry for your loss... I love him like one of my own... He will be missed terribly.... prayers

Amber Grocock
September 10th, 2018 8:59am
Kendallville IN

Ty.. You impacted mine n Madges life in such a positive way..we will MISS YOU. I cant imagine fishing anymore w out you and Rain. You were a voice of reason.. my true friend and loyal. Prayers up for the family and our friends* xoxo

JoAnn Heltzel
September 8th, 2018 3:49pm
Leesburg, Florida

I am so very sorry for your great loss. Words can not express my heartful sympathy and prayers for all who knew and loved him. You will be in my thoughts and prayers daily!

Erika Eby
September 8th, 2018 12:07pm
642 E North St Apt. 20 Kendall

I am so sorry for the familys loss.

Jordan S
September 8th, 2018 10:36am

My deepest condolences to the family for your loss. Our Heavenly Father gives us a comforting thought when He tells us that soon death will be "swallowed up forever." (1 Cor. 15:54) Along with this, God also promises that ones who have died will be able to live again. (John 5:28,29) I hope these encouraging scriptures can bring you some comfort during this difficult time.

Denise Douglas
September 8th, 2018 9:15am
Fostoria ohio

I am so sorry for your loss and wish to extend my condolences. Death was never part of the equation that God had purposed for us. We were designed and created to live forever. He has promised to eliminate not only death, but all things that cause us any kind of pain and suffering. (Revelation 21:4) Soon the words regarding the resurrection found at John 5:28, 29 will take place and give us opportunity to welcome back our loved ones to a restored paradise earth and live forever. (Psalms 37:29) May these promises that are found in the Bible bring you a measure of hope and comfort.

Shaylee neuman
September 7th, 2018 8:26pm

I never met anyone like you man! You had a constant heart full of love for rainy and jess and I don't care a love that you had for them I've never seen run so deep. You were an awesome spirit and now I know jess rainy and your son will have an Angel watching forever!! R.I.P

Sandra Smith
September 7th, 2018 8:01pm

Sending my deepest sympathy to you all for this tragic loss. I pray God's great peace and mighty love keep you during your time of heart break and grief! My love to all.

Linda Quinley
September 7th, 2018 6:11pm
Rome City

I am so very sorry to hear of your loss. May the Lord comfort and carry you thru this difficult time.