Mr. Philip Tyler Henson

Mr. Philip Tyler Henson, 17, of Newnan, Ga., died Saturday, May 18, 2013. He was born October 14, 1995 in Newnan to Philip Dean Henson and Amy Delay Henson.

Tyler was the All American boy who was active in his church, Macedonia Baptist, and his school where he was a junior, The Heritage School. Tyler's smile was a beacon for his fellow students and his teammates on the footbal, baseball and basketball teams.

The funeral is Tuesday, May 21, at 4 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Newnan with Dr. John Riley and Rev. Searcy Jackson officiating. Burial will follow at the Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery. The visitation is Monday evening beginning at 6:30 p.m. at McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St., Newnan. Rather than flowers, the family respectfully requests memorial contributions to The Heritage School, Tyler Henson Memorial Scholarship, 2093 Hwy. 29 North, Newnan, GA 30263.

Condolences can be expressed online at .

Survivors include parents, Dean & Amy Henson; brother, Peyton Henson; sisters, Rebekah Henson, Rachel Henson; grandparents, Philip & Brenda Henson, Clifford & Dell Delay; uncles, Bart & Amy Rayfield Henson, Bryan & Kathi Delay, Skeeter & Iris Martin; aunts, Heather & Kenny Garren, Shawna & Denny Morgan; cousins, Trevor Henson, Matthew Henson, Emily Delay, Tori Delay, Hannah Lynn Garren, Caleb Garren; and his first love, Kaytlin Squires.

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