Andrew Dyke, age 14 of LaFollette passed away Thursday, May 7, 2020. Andrew was currently an 8th grader at LaFollette Middle School where he was a member of the Golf Team. Andrew loved being in the outdoors, especially playing golf, and beekeeping with his Grandfather. Like many teenagers, he loved to play Xbox, with his favorite game being “War Thunder”. Andrew always had a smile and could make anyone laugh, and loved to be with his family and friends. Andrew’s ultimate goal in life was to enlist in the United States Military and planned to join the JROTC Program at CCHS in the fall. Preceded in death by Great-Grandparents, Milas and Vina Wells, Great-Great Grandmother, Effie Ward, Uncles, Kenneth Wells and Robert Wells, Aunt, Barbara Bingham, and Cousin, Keith Hoskins.
Survivors: Mother, Heather Dyke and Eddie Raines; Brother and Sister, Aiden Dyke and Addilynn Toler; Grandmother, Kathy Dyke; Grandfather, Martin Trowbridge; Great-Grandmother, Ruby Milstead; Special Aunts and Uncles, Jamis and Connie McCall, Teri and Steven Queener, Tom Wells, Christian and Brandon Trowbridge, Allen and Mary Sherwood, and Tony and Tammy Holman; Cousins, Madison and Myla Queener. Several other distant cousins, LMS classmates, and friends. Andrew’s family would like to give a very special “Thank You” to the Teachers, Principles, Guidance Counselors, and Staff of both LaFollette Middle School and LaFollette Elementary School, and to LaFollette Medical Center, and LaFollette Fire Department for their special care and concern during this difficult time.
Andrew’s Family would like to invite you come by at your convenience on Monday, May 11 at Walters Funeral Home between the hours of 10:00 A.M. and 6 P.M. Family and friends will meet on Tuesday at 10:00 A.M. at Walters Funeral Home and proceed to Bakers Forge Cemetery for an 11:00 A.M. Graveside Service. Because of the love shown from so many, a Student Assistance Fund has been setup through LaFollette Middle School, 1309 East Central Ave., LaFollette, TN 37766. In lieu of flowers, his family invites you to “Pay it Forward” in Andrew’s Memory. Online condolences for Andrew may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net. Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Andrew Dyke.