Tanner Allen Stine, age 14, Freeport died as a result of injuries sustained in a dirt bike accident at his home Sunday, May 8, 2011. Born May 4, 1997 in Wheeling Medical Park, Wheeling, W.Va., he was a son of Terry Allen Stine and Tracie Lee Allen Stine of Freeport.
He was an eighth grade student at Indian Valley Middle School, Tuscarawas. He was an accomplished motocross racer and had several wins with a victory Saturday at Malvern Motocross Raceway. Tanner loved his family, being outdoors, mowing grass, and Reese Cups.
Preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Richard Allen; his paternal great-grandfather, Glenn Stine; a special cousin, Courtney Allen; and his paternal grandmother’s husband, James Barker.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 13, 2011 in Koch Funeral Home, 216 S. High Street, Freeport with Pastor Dave Koch and Pastor Jon Little with burial following in Greenmont Union Cemetery, Freeport. Visitation Thursday, May 12, 2011 from noon to 9 p.m. with family present from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to Terry and Tracie Stine, PO Box 134, Freeport, Ohio 43973 to help defray Tanner’s final expenses.
Online condolences may be made on the funeral home’s Web site.