He was preceded in death by his parents, Edgar and Lucille Tyler and nephew Bernard Tyler.
He was a US ARMY Veteran, a chef for Ramada Inn, and attended Fairlawn Baptist Church in Dunbar.
He is survived by his sisters, Linda Tyler, Margie (Gary) Flowers and Cora Wells; brothers, Richard (Wilma) Tyler and Eddie Tyler, nine nieces and four nephews; special friends, Jean Lumen, David Wade and Babe Ferguson.
Service will be 2:00pm Monday, April 4, 2016 at Curry Funeral Home, with Rev. Harold White officiating. Burial with military graveside rites conducted by the Alum Creek VFW will follow at Miller Cemetery, Ballard Road. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.
Special thanks to the Dialysis team at Fresenius Medical Care of Dunbar.
In lieu of flowers the family request contribution toward funeral expenses.