William “Art” Tyler, age 79, of Moundsville, died peacefully at home on July 23, 2017.
He was born February 21, 1938 in Glen Dale, WV. a son of the late Bill and Ora (Simmons) Tyler. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Tim W. Tyler. Art served in the U. S. Army in Germany from 1955 through 1959. Everyone who knew Art knew he loved fast cars, motorcycles, dune buggies…anything with wheels and thus his nickname of Crazy Wheels. He loved to build things with his hands including a cabin at fish creek, unique beds for his grandkids, and lawn furniture. He founded several clubs in Moundsville including the Gold Wings and Good Sam chapters. He loved hunting, bowling, and fishing.
He is survived by his caring and devoted wife, Janice (Hanlin) Tyler of 22 years; daughter, Billie Jo (George); Son, William “Fuzz” (Lisa); stepsons, Ron (Colleen) and Randy (Yoshiko); 9 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren.
Family and friends are invited to Altmeyer Funeral Home in Moundsville, WV to pay their respects from Noon until 7 pm on Thursday July 27th. The funeral will immediately follow at 7 pm, with full military honors provided by the Moundsville Veterans Honor Guard.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com.
I miss you making and living yo the fullest Daddy
Missing you daddy
To the lovng family of BJ Cleaver…. Martin and I are so sad for your loss. May you eventually find peace. We know how much Art was loved by you all. He will be missed.
Our thoughts, prayers, and love to your family. Memories from your life with Art will be with you always, until you meet again.
Sending prayers out to the family. So sorry Fuzz. Wish I had more time to talk the other day. All my memories of your dad were great ones. His smile was very contagious! I can hear him yelling Yamaha to this day. Sending hugs and prayers to you and Billie Jo.
It’s been years since I’ve seen Art, but I remember how nice of a man he was when we bowled together in the late 70’s. My thoughts and sympathy go out to all of his family and many friends
May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,
May your memories of William A. Tyler, give you peace, comfort and strength…
Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten..
and prayers to the family of ….
US Army Veteran, William Arthur Tyler, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†
† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †