Travis Steven Shingleton, age 21, of Richmond, Virginia went home to be with Jesus unexpectedly on November 11, 2020. He was born January 28, 1999 in Richmond, VA. Travis is survived by his parents, Sue (Mary Suette) Brantley and Steven Maurice Shingleton; his step-mother, Christina Shingleton; beloved younger brother, Derek Shingleton; paternal grandparents, Donald Shingleton and Joy Tenney Shingleton; cherished aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Claude Brantley and Mary Swartz.
Travis graduated from J. R. Tucker High School, Richmond, VA (Class of 2017). During high school, he regularly performed at ComedySportz, Richmond, VA and studied culinary arts. At the time of his death, Travis was working at Kreggers Restaurant. In addition to improv, Travis loved exploring and creating music. It was his passion! His beats have been played around the world.
Travis made friends easily and was loved by many. We are grateful for close friendships he had throughout his life. We will never forget the ways you have loved our son.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution in Travis’ name to ComedySportz. They bring joy and laughter to Richmond, and were life-giving to Travis: https://www.cszrichmond.com/donations
The celebration of Travis’ life will be held at 4 pm on Friday November 20, 2020 at Affinity Funeral Service, 2720 Enterprise Pkwy, Richmond, VA 23294, with Rev. Dr. Louis Williams presiding. Prior to the service, the family will receive guests from 3 pm to 4 pm.
We are truly grateful for the overwhelming expression of love and support shown to us in this time of terrible loss, for the tangible acts of kindness, and for your fervent prayers. We feel the power of those prayers, which have given us the peace and the strength we need.