Tyrell was called home on the evening on January 6,2019, surrounded by his family at Mercy Hospital. He was born on December 3, 1983, in Pittsburgh, PA at Central Medical Hospital to Tyrone Currington of Pittburgh's Northside and Helen Gaines of East Hills. He was a special baby, the first-born child of his parents, with the blonde birth mark, that everyone loved. He was also the first grndson in the Gaines family, his called me and PATCHES and TWILLER BUGS.
Tyrell grew up in various neighborhoods throughout Pittsburgh, graduated from Allderdice High School where he played SPORTS. He was an extremely fast track runner and loved football and basketball. He attended Community College of Allegheny County, majoring in business management. Before deciding to take on the world, Tyrell had a passion for cutting hair; and even went to Empire Barber School. He always cut his own hair and sometimes his friend's hair.
He worked at a very early age and held his job at the Science Center even after High School. He also worked for various employers , his most recent was Protek where his standout quality was working hard all the time. He was a very dependable employee and a very dependable person. He was known to help anyone out with a job whether it was tough, small or large. If you called him and told him you needed his help, he was there. In his spare time, he loved to play video games from Sega Genesis to the Xbox that he walked around with. Tyrell was a big Cowboys fan and he loved to ; you could not tell him he wasn't the next top chef with his famous rice crispy treats and cereal mixed ice cream.
Tyrell was a devoted father, son, brother, nephew and friend. He loved spending time with his family. If you talked to him, he always made sure that after ending the phone call he would say I love you. He was known to call you and pick your brain for ideas and asking questions, but when he received the answer, if you told him to go left, he would go right, if you told him to go right he would left. He was just determined to figure it out on his own. His children were his pride and joy, he would often tell Karisy Bear that he wanted her to play basketball, he said he was passing the torch to her.
He found the best thing in life as he received hhis salvation at a very young age. In fact, he would question his mother and ask her do you know where you're going if you leave here today? He inspired her to have a relationship with Christ. He was not the common man but he was his own man and will dearly be missed. Tyrell was greeted in heaven by his son Tyrese, Brother Justin, Paternal grandparents Berda Mae and Randolph Currington, Maternal grandparents Ernstine (Tina) Simpson, Abraham Taylor, Clifton Simpson (step grandfather) and special cousin LaMounte (Monnie) Hall.
He leaves to carry on his legacy his beautiful children, Karisma (Karisy Bear), Tyra (Buttons), Tyrell, Jr., Jayden ( little bear) and Stepson Philip. Continue to make your Daddy proud, he is watching over you, everywhere you go, he is with you.
He will also be missed by his mother Helen Gaines, father Tyrone Currington, Brothers Andrew Currington, Rashawn Gaines, several aunts, uncles, cousin and a host of friends.