Alexis Heftler wrote -
This fundraiser is to raise money to go toward building a memorial at the site of Tyler Rowland's crash site. Tyler was a young loving and caring 14 year old boy who left us to be with God on June 13th, 2012. He was in an ATV accident in Martinsville, IN which is where we will be builiding the memorial. Tyler exactly resembles the verse Matthew 5:9 "Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God." Tyler is The memorial is intended to consist of benches for friends and family to sit and visit, and a slab of concrete that family and friends will put their handprints in. Financially these are tough times, so I thank you in advance for any donations you choose to give. Love, Laugh and Smile. God Bless.
Tyler Daniel Rowland, 14, Martinsville, died in an ATV accident on June 13, 2012. He was born August 1, 1997, in Indianapolis, to Steve and Karen (White) Rowland.
Tyler was an eighth grader and had just graduated from Martinsville Middle School East. He was an active kid who enjoyed everything from shooting, fishing, paintballing, riding four wheelers, motocross, and playing Call of Duty on the X-box. He participated in football, soccer, and swim team. Above all, Tyler had a gentle soul with a caring smile and everyone who knew him loved him for his personality.
Survivors include his parents, Steve and Karen (White) Rowland of Martinsville; twin brother, Joshua David Rowland of Martinsville; paternal grandparents, James and Dorothy Rowland of Martinsville; maternal grandmother, Sandra White of Brazil; maternal grandfather, Charles White of Texas; great grandmother, Ruth Harris; aunts and uncles, Kim Delgrego (Scot) of Ocala, Florida, Kelly Smith (Quinn) of Pueblo West Colorado, Kevin White (Sue) of Greenwood, Renee Szala (Tim) of Schertz, Texas, Dan Rowland of Kenee, New Hampshire; great grandmother, Julie Ontiberoz of Houston, Texas; cousins, Justin, Jessica, Kayla, and Ryan Delgrego, Jordan Smith, Ghonch, and Idin Deljavan, Cameron, Victoria, and Sydney Szala, Debi Harris.