Kyle Landon Kearley, 31, died Sept. 30, 2012 at Shands Hospital University of Florida in Gainesville. His death was due to complications following a spinal cord injury.
He was a former resident of Auburn attending Dean Road Elementary School and Project A.I.M. (Auburn Intervention Model) a part of the Auburn University Special Education, Auburn University as a child. He lived in Gainesville. He enjoyed music, was a collector Teddy Ruxpin Bears and was a fan of the Orange and Blue Teams, Auburn Tigers and Florida Gators.
Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Patterson (nee Jane Campbell), Opelika; Larry and Melany Kearley, Tallahassee, FL; a brother, Ryan (Regina) Kearley, their son, James Austin Kearley, Auburn; paternal grandfather, James Campbell, Grove Hill; extended family members, uncles Lou (Betty) Campbell, Grove Hill, Roger (Nancy) Campbell, Marion, VA, aunt, Patricia Kearley Bozeman, Derby, KS.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Jimmie Bernice Campbell, Grove Hill; paternal grandparents, Robert and Vanetia Andrews Kearley, Atmore.
Friends wishing to honor the memory of Kyle may make donations to the Autism Society of Alabama, Angels for Autism at www.autism-alabama.org.
Arrangements were made by Worth Funeral Home of Gainesville, FL.