Thomas Lyle Tyler

Thomas Lyle Tyler, 68, of Bath passed away at 2:05 a.m. at his home on Monday, February 18, 2019. He was born on March 24, 1950 in Canton to Willis Loyal and Donna Jean Irene (Snyder) Tyler. He married Irene Padua on January 22, 1974. Thomas is survived by his wife, children: Jerry Tyler of Bath, Jeff (Joy) Tyler of Eagle River, Alaska, Sue (Trey) Westrich of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, and James (Jennifer) Tyler of Grovetown, Georgia; nine grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. He is also survived by his sister, Freda (Tom) Davis of Braidwood and brother, Timothy (Billie) Tyler of Havana. He was preceded in death by his parents. Thomas enlisted in the Marines in 1969. He served for four years with two tours of duty in Vietnam. He was a member of the VFW and the UAW. Thomas worked for Caterpillar and retired after 32 years. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, February 21 at 11 a.m. at Hurley Funeral Home in Havana. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Pastor Bill Boyce will officiate. Burial will be held at Bath Cemetery following the service. VFW Post #6408 and American Legion Post #138, both of Havana will provide military rites at the cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made in his name to the family. Online condolences can be left for the family at www.hurleyfh.com. Hurley Funeral Home in Havana is in charge of arrangements.

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