1995 – 2018
Putnam – Tyler W. Nelson, 23, of Providence St., died unexpectedly on Thursday, December 20, 2018. Born in Putnam, he was the son of the late Gary Nelson and Brenda (Sutter) Hooper.
Tyler was employed as a line cook at Moe’s Southwest Grill Restaurant. Tyler was a truly positive person who always had on a smile. Tyler had a contagiously silly personality. He was a member of Rude Dog Boxing in Brooklyn, loved Rap music, fishing, and was an avid reader. But, above all Tyler cherished the quality time that he spent with his family and friends.
Tyler is survived by his brother Dwayne Hildreth of Rogers; two sisters, Cindy Dixon and her husband David of Putnam, Dawn Dubois of Sterling; two uncles, Bill Nelson of CA. and Scott Sutter of Fl.; five aunts Kathie Hess of Pomfret, Lori Giambattista of Brooklyn, Amy Chagnot of Brooklyn and Nancy Rollinson of WI; two nephews, Kyle Dixon, Ryan Dixon; two nieces, Brandy Dixon, Zoey Dubois; a great nephew, Aiden Dixon and a great niece Reyia Dixon. Tyler was predeceased by his aunt Lynn Sutter.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Tyler’s family from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. On Thursday December 27, 2018 in the Gilman Funeral Home and Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday December 28, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Most Holy Trinity Church, Pomfret, CT. Guests are invited to meet directly at the Church. Burial will take place in the Spring. In lieu of flowers memorial donations in Tyler’s memory may be made to Daily Bread, 53 Grove St., Putnam, CT 06260. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.