Shane Tyler Savoy, age 18, of Keystone Heights passed away Friday, April 11, 2014 at Shands at the University of Florida. Shane was born on March 24, 1996 in Washington, D.C. to Wayne Addison Savoy and Melissa Ann Savoy. Shane was a senior at Keystone Heights High School and enjoyed playing video games, listening to music, and spending time with his friends. Shane also loved to cook and had aspirations of going to culinary school upon graduation from Keystone Heights High School. Shane was known as a very thoughtful young man whose selfless act on the morning of April 11, 2014 saved the life of one of his friends.
Shane is survived by his parents, Wayne and Melissa Savoy of Keystone Heights, FL, his brother, Brendon Tippett, sisters, Victoria “Tori” Savoy and Courtney Savoy, nephew, Dylan Alton Tippett, his maternal great-grandmother, Blanche Simmons, maternal grandparents, Charles and Ruby Lynch, paternal grandparents, the late James Auburn Savoy and Evelyn “Jean” Savoy, Aunts Kathey (Brain) Tucker, Toni Reyes, Debbie (Dennis) Fortney, and Barbara “2T” (Rob) Coker; Uncle Ricky (Christine) Smith, and numerous cousins, great aunts and uncles, friends, and teachers.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 17, 2014, at 3:00pm at Lake Hill Baptist Church in Keystone Heights, Florida, with Pastor Jim Snell officiating. The family will receive friends starting at 1pm, until time of service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the funeral home to assist with funeral expenses. Arrangements are by JONES-GALLAGHER FUNERAL HOME, 340 E. Walker Drive, Keystone Heights, FL 32656. 352-473-3176.www.jonesgallagherfh.com