Bernard L. Bernie Tyler
SPRINGFIELD Bernard L.Bernie Tyler, of Springfield, died Saturday, July 28, 2007 at his residence.
He was born in Mt. Vernon, IL, the son of Adam and Jean Underwood Tyler. He married Lee Dunn on April 2, 1955. His parents; two brothers, his twin, Bryan LaVerne Tyler, and Bruce Tyler; and one sister, Charlotte Jenkins, preceded him in death.
Mr. Tyler was a United States Army veteran serving during World War II in the European Theater. He received a Masters of Science Degree in Education from SIU.
Survivors: wife, Lee Tyler of Springfield; one sister-in-law, Stella Mae Adams of West Frankfort; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held 3:30-4:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 1, 2007. Services: 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 1, 2007, Reverend Jonathan Grubbs officiating. Graveside Services: 1:30 p.m., Thursday, August 2, 2007 at Cypress Masonic Cemetery in Cypress, IL with Reverend Jay Franklin officiating. Staab Funeral Home of Service.
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