Tyler Autery, 29, of Andover, died Sunday, May 19, 2019, at his home. Cremation has been accorded at a celebration of life gathering will start at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 25 at his parents’ home, 12763 County Hwy 19, in Cambridge. Memorials may be made to the Tyler Autery Memorial Fund. Stackhouse-Moore Funeral & Cremation Services, in Cambridge, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Tyler Steven Autery was born Jan. 31, 1990, in Silvis, the son of Steven Autery and Cheryl Drescher. He was educated in Cambridge schools and was a member of the Class of 2008. Tyler worked for Great Dane Trailers in Kewanee. He enjoyed playing slow pitch softball in Bishop Hill and was an avid Chicago Cubs and Bears fan.
Those surviving are his parents, Steve and Cheryl, of Cambridge; his children, Liyana Autery, of Kewanee; and Maxtyn Autery, of Andover; a sister, Alisha (Troy) Wignall, of Galesburg; and a brother, Cody (Becki) Drescher, of Rolling Meadows. Other survivors include his grandmother, Shirley Autery, of Charleston, S.C.; and his fiancée, Whitney Boyer and stepchildren, Kadyn and Korbyn Boyer, all of Andover. His grandparents, Maxine and Harry Simkins and Roy and Gail Autery, preceded him in death.