Bill Text: VA SJR385 | 2019 | Regular Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: Celebrating the life of Tyler McKellan Spruill.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Passed) 2019-02-20 - Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ385ER) [SJR385 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2019-SJR385-Enrolled.html

Celebrating the life of Tyler McKellan Spruill.


Agreed to by the Senate, February 14, 2019
Agreed to by the House of Delegates, February 19, 2019


WHEREAS, Tyler McKellan Spruill, 32, of Chesapeake, passed away peacefully on January 12, 2019, at Sentara Hospice House; and

WHEREAS, born in Chesapeake, Tyler Spruill was a 2005 graduate of Great Bridge High School and a 2009 graduate of Radford University; and

WHEREAS, the son of Terry and Julia Spruill, Tyler Spruill was predeceased by his grandparents, Harry and Mae Dean Spruill, T. Ray Hassell III, and Fred D. Goad; and

WHEREAS, Tyler Spruill was the beloved brother of Tori; an amazing uncle to his precious niece, Emma; an incredible nephew to his two favorite aunts, Joretta and Royce, and uncle Tom Hassell; and very special grandson of Mollie Hassell; and

WHEREAS, Tyler Spruill was blessed with an abundance of best friends, including his seven cousins, Callie, Casey, Gaines, Mary, Lynne, Sarah, and Thomas, and his pup, Charlie; and

WHEREAS, Tyler Spruill was a realtor and worked for Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Towne Realty and previously for Rose & Womble Realty; and

WHEREAS, Tyler Spruill was a passionate community and civic leader, who loved politics and supporting great Republican candidates; and

WHEREAS, Tyler Spruill was actively involved in fundraising for charities and causes, including the Bra-ha-ha, breast cancer research, and Wounded Warriors, to name a few; and

WHEREAS, Tyler Spruill served on the Chesapeake Port Authority and was an Executive Board member of the Western Tidewater Young Republicans; and

WHEREAS, a man of strength, great humor, and faith, Tyler Spruill was always willing to enthusiastically help a friend, whenever and wherever they needed it; and

WHEREAS, Tyler Spruill's memory will be honored and treasured by many, knowing that his life set the standard for love, compassion, empathy, loyalty, and respect for all of us to emulate; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Senate, the House of Delegates concurring, That the General Assembly hereby note with great sadness the loss of Tyler McKellan Spruill, a Realtor, political enthusiast, and dear friend to many; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the Senate prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Tyler McKellan Spruill as an expression of the General Assembly's respect for his memory.