Tyler Michael Maxwell, 8 - Glenville

Tyler Michael Maxwell, age 8 of Glenville, West Virginia (Letter Gap Community) departed this life Tuesday morning, August 4, 2009 at Women's and Children's Hospital, Charleston, WV following an unexpected collapse during Little Pioneer football practice Monday evening.

He was born October 19, 2000 at Hilton Head, South Carolina, a son of Jeffrey and Shawna Pierce Maxwell of Glenville.

Tyler was going to be a 3rd grader at Normantown Elementary School. He loved and excelled at all sports, spending time riding ranger 4-wheeler and working in the garden with his great-grandfather and driving the lawn mower. He attended the 1st Baptist Church of Glenville.

He is survived by a sister, Alexis Lauren Maxwell at home; maternal grandparents Jim and Carolyn Williamson Pierce of Glenville; paternal grandparents Danny F. and Teresa Woodford Maxwell of Glenville; paternal great-grandparents Albert and Betty Duelley Maxwell of Glenville; maternal great-grandparents Dave and Claudette Crawford Pierce of Glenville; paternal great-grandfather Robert Woodford of Boaz and the late Lorena Clark Woodford; two uncles survive, Erik R. Maxwell of Glenville and Brian K. Pierce of Virginia; great uncle and aunt Dave and Jeannie Pierce of Buckhannon and numerous cousins.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Friday, August 7, 2009 at 1st Baptist Church, Main St., Glenville with Rev. Kenny Fisher and Rev. Phil Shields officiating. Burial will follow in the Job's Temple Cemetery, Rt. 5 West, Glenville.

Friends may call 4-8 p.m., Thursday at the Church.

Ellyson Mortuary, Inc. is assisting the family of Tyler Maxwell with arrangements.