Bryan Bootes, 20, died June 1, 2010, in Iron City, Ga.
He was born in Colquitt, Ga., and lived in Sebastian since 2000. He attended Sebastian River High School and had recently received certification as a master welder from Tulsa Welding School in Jacksonville.
Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Kelley Cook and Robert Adrahtas of Sebastian; father, Randall Bootes of Birmingham, Ala.; sisters, Allyson and Cathryn Bootes, both of Sebastian; and grandparents, Eathell and Hank Tyler of Iron City.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Ray H. Cook; and grandmother, Lucille M. Bootes.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County, attn: Connie Cotherman, asst. development director, P.O. Box 644, Vero Beach FL 32961.
A memorial service will be in Sebastian at a later date.