In a somber farewell to an extraordinary young soul, the community of Mounds, Oklahoma, is mourning the loss of Tyler Keith Bolding. The 18-year-old, born on June 27, 2005, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, bid adieu to this world on July 20, 2023. This article serves as a heartfelt tribute to Tyler, celebrating his life, passions, and the lasting impact he leaves on the hearts of those who knew and loved him.
Tyler Bolding Early Life and Family
Tyler is survived by his father, Richard Bolding of Mounds, Oklahoma, and his mother, Christina and stepfather Jason Barber of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. He was a beloved brother to Maverick Bolding and Zaiden Barber. Tyler’s roots extend deep into the family tree, with paternal grandparents Mike and Kathy Bolding of Henryetta, OK, and maternal grandparents Jimmy and the late Deborah Dean of Guthrie, Oklahoma. Great-grandmother Druecilla Britt of Henryetta and Doris Hamilton of Tryon, Oklahoma, further enriched his familial bonds.
A True Cowboy at Heart
Tyler’s journey through life was marked by his love for horses and the rodeo, embodying the spirit of a true cowboy. His passion extended beyond the arena, reaching into the halls of Glenpool High School, where he excelled in sports. A vibrant student with an infectious smile, Tyler was known for lighting up any room he entered. His zest for life was evident in his love for family, friends, teachers, coaches, and most importantly, his brothers and buddies.
Tyler Bolding Obituary
The news of Tyler’s passing has left a void that can never be filled, but his memory will forever remain alive in the hearts of those who had the privilege of knowing him. The obituary encapsulates the profound impact he had on the lives of his extended family, including Aunt Wendy Yates of Rogers, Arkansas, and relatives from Kiefer, Grandbury, Texas, Henryetta, and Guthrie, Oklahoma.
Tyler was preceded in death by maternal grandparents John Britt of Henryetta, Jesse and Deborah Nelson of Dewar, Oklahoma, and John Barber of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. His departure from this world marks a reunion with loved ones who have gone before him.
Tyler Bolding Funeral Report
To honor Tyler’s memory, a visitation is scheduled for 6:00 pm-8:00 pm on Tuesday, July 25, 2023, at Schaudt Glenpool-Bixby Funeral Service. A Celebration of Life will take place at 11:00 am on Wednesday, July 26, 2023, at Life Church in Jenks, followed by Graveside Services at Westlawn Cemetery in Henryetta, Oklahoma.
The community is invited to join the family in bidding farewell to this remarkable young man, and condolences can be shared online at www.schaudtfuneralservice.com. Instead of flowers, the family encourages planting a tree in Tyler’s memory through the Tribute Store.
As the community gathers to remember and celebrate Tyler Keith Bolding, his legacy lives on in the memories of those who knew him. The rodeo arena may miss his presence, but the echoes of his laughter and the warmth of his smile will forever linger. In the words of the family, “Keep busting them Bronc in Heaven,” as Tyler embarks on his eternal journey.