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Tyler Shane Johnson

March 9, 1994 - November 11, 2022

Tyler Shane Johnson, 28, of Forest, Va passed away on Friday, November 11, 2022.

Tyler is survived by his loving parents Wade and Sarah Johnson of Forest Va. In addition to his parents, Tyler is survived by his brother Justin Johnson of Forest, Va.; Grandparents Robert and Betty Ramsey of Lexington VA., Aunt and Uncle Cindy and Tony Dalton of Roanoke Va.; Cousin Jessica Wheeler of Denver Co.; and the entire Iron & Ale Family. Tyler was also preceded in death by his great-grandparents Walter and Mattie Johnson, and Pat and Lucille Ramsey.

Tyler was always the first in line to help out a friend or a just to have a good time. He loved life and wanted only the best for his family and friends. He was an exceptionally hard worker and never turned away from a challenge. He spent the biggest part of the past ten years on the road working and learning his trade side by side with his father, brother, and most recent years with Jamie Bragg.

If Tyler decided to set his mind to something, he would literally read every bit of information he could find and watch every video teaching himself how to do it. He had a very special talent when it came to figuring things out and fixing problems.

Over and above everything in his life, Tyler loved his mother. He always called, checking on her when he was on the road and made sure she had everything she needed. He would share his week with her and made sure she knew he was alright. He wasn’t only a son he was her best friend and protector.

A Celebration of Tyler’s Life will be held on Friday, November 18, 2022, from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Iron and Ale Restaurant.

Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.

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So sorry for this tragic loss! God bless you all. ❤️

Posted by David and Debbie Goode on November 17, 2022

Unfortunately we never had the privilege of meeting Tyler. We send our thoughts, prayers and condolences to all the family, friends and community for such a tremendous loss. May GOD BLESS YOU ALL IN THE DAYS TO COME 🙏

Posted by The Corvin\'s on November 17, 2022

The Devils Backbone family sends so much love to all of you.

Posted by Taylor Vukich on November 17, 2022

My condolences to the family..RIP Tyler..

Posted by Lula Carter on November 17, 2022

Thank you for all the memories brother, will miss you every day. Hope you got some new stories to tell next time I see you. Rest in piece. Love you Tyler.

Posted by Taylor Bower on November 16, 2022

When Tyler was a senior at JF our son, Matt, was freshman on the lacrosse team. Tyler always made sure he was included and made him feel comfortable. He was always so kind and had the brightest smile. We are so incredibly sorry for your loss! You have been in our constant prayers for strength and healing!

Posted by Jeanne & Lew McKeague on November 16, 2022

God is with you.

Posted by Anonymous on November 16, 2022

Sincere condolences to Tyler's family and friends. God is with you all through this difficult time. I am so sorry for your loss.

Posted by Anonymous on November 16, 2022

I've never met any of the family members, but praying daily for all of you.

Posted by Kathy Current on November 16, 2022

My thoughts and.prayers are with Tyler's family and friends. I only met him once but I know the effect he made with his friends. The differnce he has made will outlive us all.

Posted by Katie Rhodes on November 16, 2022

So sorry for the loss of Tyler. Terribly sad loss for our community.

Posted by Jess on November 16, 2022

My condolences to the family and The Iron and Ale family.

Posted by Anonymous on November 16, 2022

Chubbz, my heart is broken as well as so many others. I miss the days of going out with Blake, you, and all the other guys and ladies just because y’all were so much fun. If I could only hug you one more time. I love you Chubbz. I will pray for your family including your Iron & Ale family too♥️

Posted by Stephanie Brown on November 16, 2022

Your family and his friends are in my thoughts and prayers.

Posted by Anonymous on November 16, 2022

Didn’t know u Tyler or ur family but this is so sad prayers to all of u

Posted by Penny wagner on November 16, 2022

Sending all my love and prayer!

Posted by Lisa on November 16, 2022

I’m praying for the family so sorry for your loss! 🙏 condolences 💐

Posted by Brian K Torode Jr on November 16, 2022

Keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers 🙏🏼

Posted by Joe & Heather Crouch on November 16, 2022

I can't imagine what your going through. I'm still trying to fathom how this happened.tyler new me as the salt shaker guy when he was so little.our thoughts and prayers go out to the entire family during this most difficult time..Mike &Nancy prayers.

Posted by Mike Dunn on November 16, 2022

Rest high on that Mountain Tyler 🙏🏼❤️prayer to your family and friends God Bless you all #RIPTyler

Posted by Anonymous on November 16, 2022

Continuing to pray for you all 🙏🏼♥️🙏🏼♥️

Posted by Ellen Holt on November 16, 2022

I am so sorry for the loss of your son. I can not begin to say anything that would help but I hope you know you are loved by so many and God will help you through the days ahead. I’m praying for peace and comfort. Please let us know if y’all need anything. 🙏🏻💔

Posted by Kimberly Hall on November 16, 2022

So sorry for your tragic loss. Keeping the Family in Prayer.

Posted by Lona Younger on November 16, 2022

So terribly sorry for the tragic loss of your son Tyler. Praying you’ll find strength to get through this unimaginably difficult time. Lean on each other, cry together & try not to hold on to the anger. You will get through this. All of us in the Lynchburg community are praying for your family & friends 🙏🏼. God Bless You all.

Posted by Julie Lascell on November 15, 2022

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