Tyler Johnson

Tyler Jacob Johnson, 18, of 348 Derrick Road, passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2013, at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo.

Born September 6, 1994, in Bradford, he was a son of David and Stacey (Abers) Johnson.

Tyler was a 2012 graduate of Bradford High School, where he excelled in auto shop. He had been accepted at the Universal Technical Institute, in Philadelphia. He was employed at Burger King. He enjoyed waterfowl hunting, go cart racing at the Back River Raceway in Wellsville, bowling, playing back yard football, and XBox. He was a member of the Krispy Kritters Relay for Life Team for the American Cancer Society.

Surviving are his parents, a sister, Sami Jo Johnson and a brother Hunter Johnson both at home,

paternal grandmother, Sue Johnson of Limestone, maternal grandparents George & Linda Abers of Bradford, maternal aunts & uncles, Steve Abers, Shannon & Donovan Severy, Stuart & Kris Abers, paternal uncle and aunt Tom & Lynn Johnson, and many cousins He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather Merle Johnson.

Family will be receiving friends on Thursday, August 15, 2013, from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9pm in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc., 372 East Main St.

Friends are invited to attend funeral and committal services, Friday, August 16, 2013 at 11:00 am in the Open Arms Church with Rev Mike McAvoy officiating. Burial will be in Willow Dale Cemetery.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Krispy Kritters Relay for Life Team at the American Cancer Society Office, at 95 Main Street Bradford, PA 16701.

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