Oct. 14, 1992 Mecklenburg County North Carolina, USA
Sep. 29, 2012 Watauga County North Carolina, USA
Tyler Lee Blalock, 19, of Charlotte died Saturday, September 29, 2012 in Boone, NC. A native of Charlotte, Tyler was born to Robert L. Blalock and Lynn Ragsdale Blalock on October 14, 1992. He was a graduate of North Mecklenburg High School and was currently attending Appalachian State University, majoring in sustainable development. Tyler was a member of the 2012 Championship Intermural basketball team at Appalachian State and also was a member of the intermural golf team. Tyler worked as a life guard for Charlotte Swim Club Management Group for the past two years. Tyler is survived by his parents, Lynn Blalock of Sparta and Robert Blalock of Charlotte, his brother, Derek Blalock of Charlotte, his grandmother Wilma Latta Blalock of Hampton, Va., and his uncle Ward Blalock of Va. He was preceded in death by his grandfather Julian Harwood Blalock,and his great-grandparents Harold Frank Latta and Pansy Blanche Edwards Latta. A funeral service will be held 3:00pm, Thursday, October 4 at University City United Methodist Church, 3835 West WT Harris Blvd. Charlotte with Pastors Ron Smith, Chuck Wilson and Bob Miller officiating. Interment will follow in Gethsemane Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends 7:00pm to 9:00pm, Wednesday evening at McEwen Funeral Service, Derita Chapel, 6300 Mallard Creek Rd, Charlotte. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Appalachian Access Fund (for Appalachian studentS with financial need), PO Box 32007, University Advancement, Boone, NC 28608.