Tyler James Wessel
James Wessel, 19, of Barboursville passed away as
result of an automobile accident on Wednesday,
October 15, 2014.
Tyler was born on January 12, 1995 at Eglin Air
Force Base in Florida. He was the beloved son of Lt.
Col. Timothy Wessel and Katy Goff Wessel.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by a
sister, Valerie Wessel; a brother, Jacob Wessel;
paternal grandparents, James and Virginia Wessel of
San Diego, California; and many loving aunts,
uncles, cousins and friends; and his dog, “Jack.”
Tyler was preceded in death by his maternal
grandparents, William and Marilyn Goff.
Tyler was a 2013 graduate of Lexington High
School in Lexington, South Carolina. He was an
active member of Peace Lutheran Church proudly
serving as a Sunday School teacher and as a member
of the Praise Team. He was currently employed at
Tyler was a special young man known for his keen
sense of humor, singing and theatrical skills. He
will be greatly missed by all.
A memorial service will be held at 3:00 P.M.
Saturday, October 18, 2014 at
Peace Lutheran Church 1510 Broad
Crossing Charlottesville, VA 22911 with Pastor
Lauren Miller officiating.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to
The family requests that memorial contributions
in Tyler’s memory be made to Peace Lutheran Church,
1510 Broad Crossing Charlottesville, VA 22911.
An online guestbook is available at
Ryan Funeral Home of Ruckersville is in charge of