Tuesday, December 16, 2014

The University of Pikeville Celebrates the Life of Tyler Williams

The University of Pikeville hosted a ceremony on Monday in honor of the late Tyler Williams.

On Friday, December 12th, 21-year-old Mark Tyler Williams, of Stone, Ky. lost control of his ATV while on Ball Fork Mountain and was ejected from the vehicle.

He was pronounced deceased on December 14th, after being airlifted to Holsten Valley Hospital.

UPIKE Baseball Coach, Chad Gassman says, "The team has lost a brother."

Williams was a 3-year starting quarterback at Belfry High School, a junior at UPike where he was a pitcher for the baseball team and a football coach for Belfry Middle School.

Visitation for Williams will be Tuesday evening at 6:00 pm in the auditorium at Belfry High School and services will be Wednesday at 1:00 pm also at BHS.