A celebration of life for Adam “A.J.” and Elijah “Eli” Tuma, of Canton, TX, are scheduled for 4:00 PM, Wednesday, November 7, 2018, at Russell Memorial United Methodist Church in Wills Point. Services are under the direction of Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home.
A.J. and Eli tragically passed away on the evening of Tuesday, October 30, 2018.
A.J. was born on February 17, 2004, in Barberton, Ohio and Eli was born on June 27, 2007, in Wadsworth, Ohio, both to parents, Adam Scott Tuma and Dawn Morrison. The boys lived in Wadsworth, OH before moving to Canton, TX. They both attended Canton ISD schools, Adam in eighth grade and Eli in fifth grade. Moving to Texas opened their eyes to diversity of race, discrimination and bullying. A.J. and Eli were sweet spirited and only wanted unity in the world, encouraging peace and love. They were of the Methodist faith as young children. A.J. loved sports, puzzles and super heroes. Eli was talented with his hands and always building things. The three children, including their sister Issie, loved making up games and playing.
A.J. and Eli are survived by their parents, Adam S. Tuma and wife, Neysa, of Lakewood, OH and Dawn Morrison of Wadsworth, OH; siblings, “Issie”, Wade and Rosalee; grandparents, Tom and Lory Tuma of Wadsworth, OH and grandfather, Donald Morrison of Wadsworth, OH; aunts, Sara Classen, Jamie Duff, Breanna Duff and uncle, Jeremy Duff, all of Germany; aunts, Kristy, June, Janelle, Mona and Katie and uncles, Tracy, Chad, Joel, Ben, Nate and Zack, along with numerous other family members and friends.