Treī-Roan Ryan Vann, age 8 of Oak Ridge went home to be with the Lord Tuesday November 26, 2013.
Treī-Roan was born July 25, 2005 in Newport News, VA the son of Crist Alvin Vann, Jr. and his biological mother Angelia Myers. He was in the third grade at Linden Elementary School where his favorite subjects were Science and Social Studies. More than anything Treī-Roan loved to learn it did not matter about what if someone was willing to teach he want to learn. He was a member of Cub Scout Pack #226 out of Linden. He enjoyed reading, collecting and working with Legos, video games, playing soccer, and played football at the Boys and Girls Club of Oak Ridge where he was on the defensive line. He was always a very thoughtful and compassionate young man who was always willing to lend a helping hand. If you knew Treī-Roan there is one thing for sure that he would have put a smile on your face one time or another.
Treī-Roan is preceded in death by his grandmothers Aurelia Vann and Nelda Watson, sister April Myers, aunt Philamena Parrott and several other extended family members. He is survived by his parents Crist Alvin and Amy Vann, Jr. of Oak Ridge, biological mother Angelia Lowe of VA, siblings: David Vann of VA, Nikki Daughtrey and her husband Marcus of VA, Katie Myers of VA, and Chynna Taylor of TN, grandparents: Crist A. and Belinda Vann, Sr. of VA, Johnnie and Janet Myers, Jr. of VA, and Russell Watson of OH, and several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends who all loved and will miss Treī-Roan.
A memorial service will be held Saturday December 7, 2:00pm in the chapel of Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home with Principal Roger Ward of Linden Elementary School officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 12:00 till 2:00pm at the funeral home.
A memorial fund to assist the Vann family has been set up at the Bank of America 795 W. Main Street Oak Ridge, TN 37830 and checks should be made payable to the Oak Ridge Schools with Treī-Roan Ryan Vann in the memo section.