TYLER, Freddy W., 68, of Glen Dale, W.Va., died Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at Reynolds Memorial Hospital.
He was born November 27, 1947, in Huntsville, Alabama, a son of the Fred Russell and Jimmie Dorris (Bragg) Tyler. He was a member of the Middle Grave Creek Church of God in Moundsville, W.Va. He was retired from the Ormet Corp., but also worked for Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel, Beech Bottom Plant, and the Marshall County Courthouse Security. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in the Vietnam War. He was also a member of the Moundsville VFW Post 437.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Ronald Lee Tyler.
He is survived by his loving wife, Helen (Dimitro) Tyler, who would have celebrated his 50th Wedding Anniversary next week; one son, Christopher Tyler of Wheeling, W.Va; one aunt, Ida Kate York of Jasper, Tenn.; and his yorkie, Itsy Bitsy.
Freddy enjoyed golfing and hunting. He was blessed with a beautiful voice and loved to sing. He was an avid football fan of both the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Cleveland Browns.
Freddy loved his family and wanted to share this poem as his last request: While the world looks upon me as I struggle along, and they say I have nothing but they are so wrong, in my heart I’m rejoicing how much I wish they could see, thank you Lord for your blessings on me.
Friends will be received on Sunday, February 7, 2016 from 2-5 pm at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapels, 118 Grant Avenue, Moundsville, W.Va. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, February 8, 2016 at 11 am at the Middle Grave Creek Church of God in Moundsville with Pastor David Sessems officiating. Interment will be private.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Marshall County Animal Shelter and to the Middle Grave Creek Church of God through www.tmcfunding.com
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com
So sorry for Your loss. You will be in my Prayers.. GOD BLESS †
Helen and Chris, sending love and prayers for this special guy. May the love of friends give you comfort, the love of God give you peace, and may warm memories remain with you forever.
Helen and Chris, please accept my deepest condolences on the loss of your husband and father. I wish I had known him better growing up.
Kathy (Hadsell) Tieland
sorry for your loss. worked with fred a number of years at ormet. have great memories of working with him and playing golf together.
Helen I am so sorry about Freddy….so many good times in the past…I know this is a sad time for you…but God will help u through..as will your friends….I am a phone call away…love…..patty and pr
Helen & Chris, So sorry to hear of Freddy’s death. Bump & I grew up with Freddy & we have so many great memories. Helen & Chris, he loved you two so much, he always had a smile on his face when speaking about you. We are in Hilton Head & will not be able to attend the services. We have lost a good friend. Our thoughts & prayers are with you. Love Betty & Bump.
Dearest Helen and Christopher, Our prayers and love are with you. We will pray for Freddy as he and you are always in our heart. Mary Lou and Chuck Coster
The Bible says “Blessed are they that mourn, for they shall be comforted.” I believe that God will shed his blessings on you at this time. These are times when our Faith is tested the most, and yet it is Faith that will see us through the sorrow.
Helen, we are sorry for your loss and we are sending prayers your way.
Helen and family, we are sorry to hear about Freddy’s passing. Freddy Wayne will always be missed by our families. Freddy Waynes memories will always be in our hearts. May God bless you and be with you during these the trying times. Cousins Joe Saylor, Jerry Whisenant, and Hugh Babe Saylor