He was born Aug. 5, 1937 to Sydney Tyler and Veva (Williams) Tyler in Rio Hondo. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy and retired from the service.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Survivors include wife: Janette (Stewart) Tyler of George West; one son: Ron (Julie) Tyler of Mineral Wells; two daughters: Liz Bulsterbaum of George West; Sherry Tyler of George West; mother: Veva Teutsch of George West; one brother: Howard (JoAnn) Tyler of Lufkin.
He was blessed with nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held on Monday, Feb. 8, from 2-8 p.m. at Roberson Funeral Home, in Three Rivers. Graveside service was held on Tuesday, Feb. 9, at 2 p.m. at the George West Cemetery. Brother Bruce Irving officiated the graveside service.
Services entrusted to Roberson Funeral Home, Three Rivers.