Gerrad Lee Kyte

Published 8:28 am Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Gerrad Lee Kyte, 37, of Elizabethton, passed away unexpectedly Friday, October 9, 2015, at his residence. He was born October 13, 1977 in Carter County to James A. Kyte Jr. and Terry Kyte.
Gerrad attended Hampton High School. He was an extremely wonderful person and he could fix just about anything you needed help with. He worked various jobs throughout his life. He was a wonderful person to everyone in his family and loved playing with all the kids. He was an excellent photographer, painter, drawer, recorder, guitar builder and player and the list goes on and on.
Survivors include his children, Jamon, Joshua and Aala Kyte; his mother, Terry Byrd, Elizabethton; his father, James Kyte, Johnson City; his maternal grandfather, Jack Kyte, Elizabethton; his paternal grandfather, James A. Kyte Sr., Elizabethton; his fiancée, Rachel Christie Anderson and her daughter Aala Blue; the mother of Jamon and Joshua, Susan Fair; two sisters, Jamie Kyte and her husband Jack Whitehead, Elizabethton, and Katie Kyte, Murfreesboro; a brother, Taylor Kyte, Johnson City; three aunts, Tammy Bailey, Pam Jessee and Jada Kyte; nieces, Abrien Kyte and Matilda; nephews, Clay Jessee and Eben Whitehead; cousins, Tammy Bailey, Travis Bailey, Jacklyn Jessee, Kevin Jessee, Rene McNeal and Cindy.
Gerrad was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Barbara Lewis, his paternal grandmother, Norma Jean Kyte, and uncle, Ronny Kyte.
The family would like to send a special thanks to his friends, Daniel Bradley, Shawn Stanley, Tommy Thompson, Stephan Yampolsky and Joel Julian.
A memorial service for Gerrard Lee Kyte will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday, October 15, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with his family presiding. Anyone wishing to speak about their memories with Gerrad is welcome to do so at the memorial service. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Honorary pallbearers will be Daniel Bradley and Shawn Stanley. Friends may also visit with the family at the residence of his mother, Terry Byrd. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website:
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Kyte family.

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