Tegan VanScoik, 11

Tegan Richard VanScoik, 11, of Three Rivers, passed away Thursday, March 22, 2018 at Bronson Hospital. He was born in Tallahassee, FL on August 23, 2006, a son of Philip VanScoik and Crystal Stewart. Tegan attended Riverside Elementary School in Constantine. He enjoyed cars, especially hot wheels, being outdoors, fishing, biking and sports as well as playing his X-Box.

Tegan is survived by his parents Crystal (Greg Taylor) Stewart of Union, Philip (Mindy) VanScoik of Three Rivers, brother Brandon Wright of Florida, sisters Georgie Sanabria of Union, Jozlyn Bridges of Union, and Courtney Bridges of Union; step siblings Lillie Baughman of Niles, Gabrielle Morey of Sturgis, Austin Underwood of Sturgis, and Xander Underwood of Three Rivers, Morgan Underwood of Three Rivers; grandparents Barbara Rodman of Union, Malcolm Stewart, Jr. of Niles, Carolyn and Jerry King of Reading, and Tony VanScoik of Three Rivers; great grandmother Julia Stephenson; and several aunts and uncles.

Relatives and friends will be received Monday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm at Eley Funeral Home, Constantine. Funeral services will be held at 11 am Tuesday at Porter Baptist Church, Constantine, with Pastor Randy Peterson officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Eley Funeral Home to help the family with expenses. Online messages may be left for the family at www.eleyfuneralhomes.com.

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3 comments

  1. I am Morgan his sister Tegan was a fun-loving adventure boy and always needed and wanted to help people he was loved by everybody and always loved math his teachers his family his peers and his friends all will miss him he will be missed he will be loved sincerely Morgan Elizabeth Underwood

  2. Tegan and I… we were best buds, him and I met on the play ground in the 3rd grade. And one day I was getting bullied and then he stepped in, and I can say… That bully did not come around anymore😔 but when he passed, that killed a part of me too. And I came here to wish began a happy new year again😞 love you man❤

  3. Tegan was and forever will be one of my absolute best friends. He was funny and caring and was always trying to help somebody. I’m a year ahead of Tegan’s class in school so I barely got to see him before he passed. I remember how I would go out to the playground during recess and his sister Morgan and I would hang out or irritate him…depending on his mood. When I found out Tegan had passed, I was actually getting ready to go on stage for a play. I found out on opening night at least an hour before I had to go on. I remember going to find my closest high school friend and I sat there and cried. That boy… Tegan… will be in my heart until the day I die. I miss him beyond words can explain. I loved Tegan and will never stop. Tegan…until we meet again little buddy. Fly high!

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