Tyler Duane Chesnut
November 25, 1997 – November 3, 2018
Tyler Duane Chesnut, 20, passed away Friday, November 2, 2018. Tyler resided in Choctaw, Oklahoma with his wife Jacee (Eastep) Chesnut. Tyler was born November 25, 1997 in Oklahoma City to Darwin and Bridgett Chesnut. Tyler graduated from Choctaw High School in May of 2016. Tyler married the love of his life Jacee Eastep on June 14, 2018 in Jones, Oklahoma. Tyler worked at Environmental Action Inc. for the past 4 years. He was currently attending Oklahoma State University in Oklahoma City, where he was working on his construction management degree.
Tyler was a loving husband, son, and brother. He was a friend to everyone. His positive influence was felt by all. He brought warmth, laughter, and a smile to all situations. Tyler was also an avid outdoorsman. He loved fishing and hunting. Tyler spent time with his nieces teaching them how to fish. He was a devout Christian who loved his heavenly father greatly. Tyler had a strong testimony of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Tyler was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Pamela Sue Vannoy. He is survived by his wife, Jacee Chesnut; parents, Darwin and Bridgett Chesnut; brother, Matthew James Chesnut; sister, Mackenzie LeAnn Chesnut; sister, Tiffany Celia Chesnut Reynolds; grandparents, Daniel Lawrence and Carolyn Sue Chesnut of Oklahoma City; grandparents, Terry Duane and Diana Vannoy of Arkansas City, Kansas; niece, Sophia Eastep of Choctaw Oklahoma, niece, Lily Eastep of Choctaw, Oklahoma; aunt and uncle, Daniel Lawrence and Kristye Chesnut of Choctaw, Oklahoma; aunt and uncle, Darren Lynn and Lori Chesnut of Choctaw, Oklahoma; aunt and uncle, Delton and Gidget Woods of Blackwell, Oklahoma; cousin, Chad Woods of Blackwell, Oklahoma; cousin, Caitlin Woods of Blackwell, Oklahoma; cousin, Seth Chesnut of Choctaw, Oklahoma; cousin, Emma Chesnut of Choctaw, Oklahoma; cousin, Jesse Chesnut of Choctaw, Oklahoma; and cousin, Cortland Chesnut of Choctaw, Oklahoma.
A public viewing will be held Thursday, November 8, 2018 from 12-8pm at Bill Eisenhour Funeral Home, 8805 N.E. 23rd St., Oklahoma City. Funeral Services will be held Friday, November 9, 2018, 11A.M., at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 110 W. Morningside Dr., Midwest City. Interment will follow at Memory Lane Cemetery in Harrah. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Tyler’s name to the Epilepsy Foundation of Oklahoma or the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
- Ryan Foust, Pallbearer
- Seth Chesnut, Pallbearer
- Bradley Mitchell, Pallbearer
- Grant Haynes, Pallbearer
- Matthew Chesnut, Pallbearer
- David Eastep, Pallbearer
- Visitation Thursday, November 8, 2018
- Funeral Service Friday, November 9, 2018
Tyler Duane Chesnut
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November 8, 2018
When I met Tyler and his family on my mission for the church. Tyler and his family were very welcoming and made life as a missionary away from family for two years easy.
After my mission the Chesnut’s visited me in slc Utah couple years after my mission. Nothing has changed, Tyler and his sibling loved each other and loved to mess around too (As family should). You can tell from his social media that he was someone that people loved to be around and had a smile that made everyone smile.
Mu heart goes out to Darwin and Bridget as well as his twin sibling Mathew and Mackenzie! God be with y’all.
Til we meet again.
November 6, 2018
Jacee, I’m so sorry for your loss. Sending you love and hugs. Praying for comfort during this time. May God bless you.