James William Tyler

Dec 2nd, 1934 - Dec 24th, 2017


Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home

Fri, Dec. 29th, 2017 11:00 AM ~ 1:00 PM


Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home

Fri, Dec. 29th, 2017 1:00 PM


Union Grove Cemetery

Fri, Dec. 29th, 2017 2:00 PM

James William Tyler

Pittsburg- James William Tyler, age 83, of Pittsburg, passed away at 4:06pm on December 24, 2017 at Herrin Hospital.

James was born in Pittsburg on December 2, 1934, the son Henry Edward and Jessie (Marks) Tyler.  He married Joyce Lyerla in Pittsburg on September 11, 1959. She survives.

James was a proud United States Army veteran, having served at the Pentagon in the Medical Unit.    Prior to his retirement, he was self-employed as a dental lab technician.  He was a member of the Purchase Area Antique Tractor Club.

Survivors include his wife- Joyce Tyler of Pittsburg

Three Sister-in-laws- Karon Cline of Marion

Betty Tyler of Pittsburg

Berdean Peterson of Orland Park

Several Nieces and Nephews

Brother-in-law- Theron Lyerla- Bohol, Philippines

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother- John Robert Tyler.

The funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM, Friday, December 29, 2017 at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion.  Rev. David Milburn will officiate.  Burial will follow at Union Grove Cemetery in Pittsburg with military honors being presented at graveside.  Visitation will be from 11:00 AM until time of service, Friday, at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion.

Memorial donations are suggested to Union Grove Cemetery and will be accepted at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home/ 800 N. Market St/ Marion, IL   62959.  For more information or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit www.hughesfuneralhomes.com.

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1 Guestbook Message

  • Guest: David &Christine Herbert

    From: Pittsburg , Illinois

    Date: December 28, 2017

    My deepest condolences Joyce and family.
    I sure am gonna miss our chats sitting on your porch.
    Love you