Tye Casey Merrill
October 28, 1966 - November 22, 2019
Tye Casey Merrill of Grove, OK passed from this life Friday, November 22, 2019, at Integris Grove Hospital in Grove, OK. He was 53. Tye was born October 28, 1966, in Oklahoma City, OK to Terry Wayne and Deanna (Ingram) Merrill.
He graduated from Edmond Memorial High School in Edmond, OK. He had lived in Grove for 25 years. Tye was a tile layer and owned and operated Tile by Tye over 20 years. He was very active in Grove area sports, he coached Team Merril with OKWA, coached Grove Sports Girls Softball and was cameraman for Grove Junior High, Junior Varsity and Varsity Football and Wrestling.
Tye was preceded in death by his mother and step-father, Deanna and Richard “Dick” Wise, his brother, Shaun Merrill, his maternal grandparents, Clyde and Anna Mae Ingram as well as his paternal grandparents William Casey Merrill and Lois Jean (Merrill) Piret.
Tye is survived by his wife Crystal Merrill of the home, his son, Tye Casey Merrill, Jr. of the home, 2 daughters, Ashli Amendolara and her husband Danny of Grove, OK and Taleasha Lakay Hicks and fiancé Ray Harvey of Wyandotte, OK, his father and step-mother, Terry Wayne and Katie Merrill of Grove, OK, 1 brother, Todd Merrill of Grove, OK, 1 sister, Tiffany Merrill of Dallas, TX, 7 grandchildren, Allera and Akaidia Amendolara, Shye Hulse, Jaden Paul and Mya Hicks and Landen and Nate Harvey, his aunts and uncles, Terry Gail and Charlie Hollis of Houston, TX and Butch and Kim Ingram of Tonkawa, OK and his cousins, Trey Ingram and family and Chas Hollis and family.
Celebration of Life services are pending at this time. Services have been placed in the care of Paul Thomas Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Miami, OK.
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