Tyson Cole Kegley, 24, of Pryor, passed away on Friday, June 3, 2022 in Tulsa. He was born on June 1, 1998 in Claremore, Oklahoma; the son of Stace Kegley and Sharmie Bartgis. He was a 2017 graduate of Pryor High School and was attending Rogers State University to major in either graphics design or psychology. He loved painting and creating digital art. Tyson had a kind heart, loving personality and left an impact on every person that he came in contact with. He had a contagious smile and big dimples, that would leave a smile on the faces of all around him. He was concerned about the wellbeing of others and always wanted to make sure his family and friends were ok. He loved his siblings and loved spending time with them. Tyson loved music, especially classic rock and classic country. Tyson was a movie buff, and enjoyed all things Superman. He was a true trivia buff and looked forward to challenging his family with obscure tidbits. He also enjoyed the outdoors and spending quiet time on the front porch listening to tree frogs and cicadas. Tyson loved to travel and to explore new places. He had an ornery and playful sense of humor. Tyson was loved by many and even in his short lifetime, leaves behind so many memories and a positive impact on those he came in contact with. Tyson was a true treasure of a human being, and will be deeply missed by those who knew and loved him.
Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, June 10, 2022 in the Pleasant View Baptist Church in Pryor with Brother D.J. Castoe officiating. Memorial visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, June 9, 2022at Shipman’s Funeral Home in Pryor. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the CureDuchenne Foundation in Tyson's Memory. You can click the link below to leave a donation. 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.
Tyson is survived by his father, Stace Kegley and stepmother, Cyndi of Chouteau, Oklahoma; mother, Sharmie Bartgis and stepfather, Michael of Pryor, Oklahoma; brothers, Taylor Kegley of Claremore, Oklahoma and Tatem Kegley of Pryor, Oklahoma; step brothers, Trystan Curtis of Chouteau, Oklahoma, Noah Curtis of Chouteau, Oklahoma, and Kavyn Curtis of Chouteau, Oklahoma; step sisters, Shayne Grayce Curtis of Chouteau, Oklahoma and Mallory Anderson and husband Laine of Tahlequah, Oklahoma; niece Quinn Anderson of Tahlequah, Oklahoma; grandparents, Buddy and Linda Hughes of Big Cabin, Oklahoma and Don and Neva Nicholson of Pryor, Oklahoma; great grandmother, Estelle Hughes of Muskogee, Oklahoma; step grandparents; Delta Chavez of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Lynn Bartgis of Vinita, Oklahoma; and Pat Williams of Houston, Texas; numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins, and friends. He is preceded in death by his grandfather, Ivan Dale Williams; grandfather Joby Lee Kegley; step grandfather, Arnold Chavez; step grandmother, Judy Bartgis; and cousin, Martin Kegley.