Funeral for Tyee Leon Percival, 5, of Comanche, Okla., is 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 23, at Ray of Hope Church with Mike McCord and Dow Pannell officiating. Burial will follow at Fairlawn Cemetery. Comanche Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Pallbearers are Brian Stogsdill, Terry Gordon, Jake Lee and Dewayne Raper. Honorary pallbearers are Ronnie Bernard, Preston McCormick, Bryan Fisher, Frederick Raper Jr. and Dow Pannell.
Tyee died Saturday, April 19, 2014.
He was born April 14, 2009, in Duncan to Tyler L. and Ina Danielle Percival. He was in the pre-k class at Comanche Elementary School and loved playing T-Ball, watching drag racing, tractor pulls and monster trucks. Tyee also loved trapping and hunting “critters” and being outdoors. He enjoyed riding go-karts, playing his guitar and going to the park. He also loved tractors and trains. He had two pets, his dogs Pepper and Little Bit, which were his constant companions. Tyee had a great big heart, and he loved and cared for everyone. However, he dearly loved his sister, Dixi, and always said that when Dixi started school he would be there to protect her. He attended Ray of Hope Church.
Tyee is survived by his parents, Tyler and Danielle Percival of Comanche; sister Dixi Lynn Percival of Comanche; grandparents Brian and Tricia Stogsdill and Loretta Raper, all of Comanche, Tom and Carmen Percival of Faxon, Okla., and Fred Raper of Alvarado; great-grandparents Leon and Delores Coleman of Rhome, Judy Wright of Marble Falls, Leslie Sikes of Midlothian and Harold and Norene Stogsdill of Comanche.
He is also survived by aunts and uncles: Madison Lynne Percival, Judith DeWitt and husband, Joseph, and Kelsey McCormick and husband, Preston, all of Comanche, and Dewayne Raper and wife, Tiffany, and Frederick Raper Jr. and wife, Heather, all of Cleburne; great-aunts and uncles: Sharon Coleman and Paula Doyal, both of Rhome, Linda Tate and husband, Ron, of Oklahoma City, Paul King and wife, Trish, of Bainbridge, Wash., Sherry Jones and husband, Lewis, of Midlothian, Craig Sikes and Kenny Sikes and wife, Amanda, all of Marble Falls, and Bryan Sikes of West Virginia; as well as cousins Jason, Josiah, Preston, Lorynn, Lily, Lilah, Katie, Dakota, Chance, Kimber, Addison, Kara, Haley, Christian and Hannah.
Tyee loved the color red, and in his memory, the family requests that everyone attending the funeral wear red.
Memorial contributions may be made to a fund at Arvest Bank (account no. 28462293) in Duncan or gofundme.com in his name, Tyee Leon Percival.
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