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John Gordon Tyler Sr, Metcalfe Co., KY (1924-2014)

He was a retired resident of Edmonton, KY. He was a native of Connecticut. He graduated Darien High School, Class of 1943. He was an Army PVT 1st Class Veteran of WWII and Korean War. He worked on the Burma Road as a mechanic. With his wife they were the owner/operators of Tylerís Gulf Service in Stamford. After his retirement he enjoyed raising goats, horses and reading. In later years he and his wife loved watching and identifying the birds that came to their home.
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John Gordon Tyler Sr. of Edmonton, KY formerly of Darien & Stamford CT., passed away on August 27, 2014.

There will be no calling hours and burial will be private.


John Gordon Tyler Sr, Metcalfe Co., KY (1924-2014)

He was born in Stamford, CT, on December 24, 1924. He died August 27, 2014, at the age of 89 years, eight months, and three days.

He graduated Darien High School, Class of 1943. He was an Army PVT 1st Class Veteran of WWII and Korean War. He worked on the Burma Road as a mechanic. He is preceded in death by his wife Mildred Louise Tyler; two sons Steve Arthur and Robert Allen Tyler Sr.

He is survived by the following:
  • His sons: John Tyler Jr. (Marjorie), George Tyler Sr. (Julia Mary), Jay Tyler (Susan), Roger Tyler (Lori), Tom Tyler (Kim)

  • Two daughters: Sue Greene (Steven) and Mickey L. Munrow (Mickey W.)

  • Twenty grandchildren

  • Twelve great grandchildren

  • A niece and a nephew
With his wife they were the owner/operators of Tylerís Gulf Service in Stamford. After his retirement he enjoyed raising goats, horses and reading.

In later years he and his wife loved watching and identifying the birds that came to their home.

Arrangements are entrusted to Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, Kentucky.

Memorial contributions can be made to T.J. Samson Hospice, Glasgow, Kentucky


This story was posted on 2014-08-28 14:27:05
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