Tyler Owen Guist, 24, of Newport, died Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015.

Tyler Owen Guist, 24, of Newport, died Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015.

Memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at Brooks Funeral Home, Morehead City, with the Rev. Tom Supplee officiating.

He was active in the Boy Scouts and became an Eagle Scout through Boy Scout Troop 61 in Newport. He was a graduate of Croatan High School and Craven Community College with a degree in aviation systems technology. He worked as an aircraft mechanic for Republic Airways in Kansas City, Mo.

He is survived by his parents, Mike and Cricket Guist of Newport; one daughter Katherine Elizabeth Guist of Newport; one brother Travis Guist of Newport; paternal grandfather, Kenneth E. Guist of Oxford; and maternal grandmother, Omma Joan Avery of Newport.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.