DATELINE: KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA
Tyler Avery Herndon
Patrolman Tyler Avery Herndon, 25, of Kings Mountain, NC, passed away on December 11, 2020 at Caromont Regional Medical Center in Gastonia, NC. Born in Mecklenburg County, NC, he was preceded in death by grandfather Adolphus "Junior" Phillips, uncle James Phillips and cousin Kristina Phillips. He was a 2017 graduate of UNC Charlotte majoring in Criminal Justice with a minor in Psychology. At the time of his death, Tyler was employed with the Mount Holly Police Department as a Patrolman. Tyler always wanted to be in law enforcement and loved his job. He was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church. He enjoyed spending time with friends and liked to make those around him laugh. He was an avid fan of soccer, football, basketball and baseball. He was a loving son, grandson, brother, boyfriend, cousin, and friend. The family sends its deepest thanks to the Mount Holly Police Department and community for their overwhelming support as well as the Cleveland County Police Department for its assistance to the family.
SURVIVORS: Parents: Mark and Debbie Phillips Herndon, Kings Mountain, NC Sister: Lindsey Herndon, Charlotte, NC Girlfriend: Holly Weldon, Belmont, NC Paternal Grandparents: Ray and Jean Herndon, Kings Mountain, NC Maternal Grandparent: Vicki Phillips, Charlotte, NC Uncle: Chris Herndon (Mary), Orlando, FL Aunts: Deana Reep (Kerry), Belmont, NC; Terri Phillips, Belmont, NC 6 Cousins
FUNERAL SERVICE: Tuesday December 15, 2020 at 2:00 pm at First Baptist Church in Kings Mountain, NC with Rev. Dr. Steve Taylor and Rev. Dr. John Sloan officiating. It is recommended those attending wear masks and practice social distancing.
Tyler will lie in state Tuesday December 15, 2020 from 10:00 AM til 1:00 PM at First Baptist Church, Kings Mountain, NC.
INTERMENT: Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery, Kings Mountain, NC
GUEST REGISTER AVAILABLE AT WWW.HARRISFUNERALS.COM ARRANGEMENTS: HARRIS FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA
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