Donald Tyler, Sr. (December 23, 1941 - November 17, 2018)

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Donald Tyler, Sr.
  • December 23, 1941
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  • November 17, 2018

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Donald Felton Tyler, Sr. of Ormond Beach, Florida passed away on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at the age of 76. He was born in Columbus, Georgia and was a 1959 graduate of Southwest Dekalb High School in Decatur, Georgia. He was a long-time member of Saint Brendan’s Catholic Church and a General Motors retiree. He was a former member of Moose, Knights of Columbus and the Board of Directors for the North Peninsula. He enjoyed woodworking, RV traveling with his wife and spending time with family and friends. His talents were many and his jokes were endless.
He was a beloved husband, father, brother, grandfather, community member and friend. He was preceded in death by his parents Ben Lewie Tyler and Neta Dell Hendrick Tyler and brother, Benny Tyler. He will be dearly missed and is survived by his high school sweetheart and wife of nearly 59 years, Tommie Williams Tyler; his sister Barbara Tyler Culpepper of Jacksonville, FL; three sons: Felton (and Cece) Tyler of Barnwell, SC; Martin Tyler of Bowling Green, KY; and Chris Tyler (and Gladys Reyes) of Ormond Beach, FL; six granchildren: Kristen Tyler Randall (and Jason), Casey Tyler Black, James (and Amanda) Tyler, Kalen Tyler, Carol Tyler and Kenzie Tyler; six great-grandchildren and numerous other family members and friends.
Family and friends will gather for a celebration of his life at a later date.


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  1. Nancy and Ed Herndon says:
    02 Dec 2018
    We only met Don a short time ago but what an impression he made on us. We smile every time we think of him and will miss him and his jokes. Ed and I will always have you in our hearts.

  2. Bonnie Edge says:
    30 Nov 2018
    I’m so sorry for your loss. I know he will leave a big hole in your family. I remember him as kind, sweet, and always funny.
    Love to all the family.
    Bonnie Edge

  3. Joe Fortune says:
    27 Nov 2018
    Don was perhaps the happiest member of the South West Dekalb class of 1959. I never saw him in a bad mood. Even though I seldom saw him in the many years since we graduated...I still feel a sense of loss. God bless you Tommie Ann

  4. Louie & Sharon Williams says:
    26 Nov 2018
    Don Lives
    We love U Cuz,
    Louie Jr , Sharon,
    Sheri-Lou, Joe, & Gigi

  5. Louie & Sharon Williams...Don Lives lit a candle:
    26 Nov 2018
    Lit since November 26, 2018 at 11:51:01 PM

  6. Louie & Sharon Williams lit a candle:
    26 Nov 2018
    Lit since November 26, 2018 at 11:49:57 PM

  7. Louie & Sharon Williams says:
    26 Nov 2018
    Sweet Don, our hearts
    hurt for your loving family, who know you
    live in a better place
    Peace be with us, until
    we all meet again in
    heaven. Miss U and
    Love U always Cuz.
    Louie Jr & Sharon

  8. Pat and Bobby Dodd says:
    26 Nov 2018
    Our memories of Don are full of fun and laughter. He was a good man and friend.
    Love, Patsy and Gunga

  9. Pat and Bobby Dodd says:
    26 Nov 2018
    Our memories of Don are filled with lots of fun and laughter. A good man, and a good friend.
    Love, Patsy and Gunga.

  10. Pat and Bobby Dodd lit a candle:
    26 Nov 2018
    Lit since November 26, 2018 at 11:25:03 PM

  11. Pat and Bobby Dodd lit a candle:
    26 Nov 2018
    Lit since November 26, 2018 at 11:24:36 PM

  12. Sandy and Bud Eaton says:
    26 Nov 2018
    Don was loved by everyone and will be truly missed. He had a good life with his Princess. We enjoyed our years with the camping clubs
    and always looked forward to seeing both of you each month.

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