Rylon James Roof gained his angel wings on October 1st, 2019, just a few days away from his 2nd birthday on October 8th. Though he spent the majority of his life in the hospital, he was beloved by his mother Melodie, sisters and brothers Abagail Roof, Jordan Smith, Aniyah Lewis, Jackson Roof, grandmother Mary Roof, grandmother Jaqueline Hopkins, grandfather Martin Hammer, great grandparents Mary Ann and Mike Roof, aunts and uncles Megan Roof, Marina and Jalan Evans, Michael and Ashley Hammer, great uncle Marshal Roof & family, and Silas West. He is also survived by his cousins Maximus Hammer, Deaquan Roof, Madison Alexander, Michael Hammer, Olivia Weeden, and caregiver Shaunta Guyton. Full of joy, his smile will always be remembered by those who have loved him and will forever miss him.
Rylon’s life will be celebrated on his 2nd birthday, Tuesday, October 8th at 11 AM at Smith & Turner Mortuary in Yukon with burial to follow at the Bethany Cemetery. Visitation will take place Monday, October 7th from 4 to 8 PM at Smith & Turner in Yukon.