Rhyker Dale Downum, a radiant presence in the lives of his loved ones, passed away on August 21, 2023. Born on August 4, 2023, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, he brought immeasurable joy to his family during his short time with them. While his time on this earth was short, Rhyker's bright smile and infectious spirit left an indelible mark on the hearts of all who had the privilege of knowing him. Rhyker's captivating personality was evident from the moment he entered this world. His beaming smile had the power to light up any room and brought immense happiness to everyone who beheld it. Rhyker was taken from us far too soon. As we grieve this profound loss, we take solace in knowing that he experienced a deep love that transcends time. Though his life was brief, the impact he had on those around him is immeasurable. Rhyker taught us the importance of cherishing every moment and finding joy in even the simplest pleasures.
Rhyker is survived by his mother; Natasha Downum and stepfather, Will Jean; grandma, Ronda Hinds; grandpa; Chad Walbourn; aunts, Nevaeh Hinds, Amilia Walbourn, Breanna Hinds, and Treanna Hinds; uncle, Jacob Downum; great grandma, Joanna Hinds. He is preceded in death by his great grandpa, Jerry Hinds.
No formal services are planned at this time. To leave his family a message, please visit his Tribute Wall at www.shipmansfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Shipman's Funeral & Cremation Service.