Harold Tyler

Obituary of Harold Archie Tyler

Harold A. (Butch) Tyler, Sr. (Vicky) (78) of Fayetteville, WV, passed away on Wednesday, March 16, 2022 in Hyattsville, Maryland.


Harold was born in Fayetteville, WV on December 6, 1943, to the late Jeanette Clark and Harold W. Tyler.  He attended Fayetteville High School, in Fayetteville, WV.  He worked in the trucking and construction industry for many years, driving semi-trucks and operating tons of construction equipment, which he loved.  His trucker nickname was “Jake Brake”.   He had a “strong” work ethic.  He had a real love for antique cars, bowling and fishing and had a sense of humor that was bigger than life.  He lived his life to the fullest. and loved his friends and family. 


Harold is survived by his sister, Jean Daniels, Greenville, SC, his son, Harold A. Tyler, Jr. (Erica), Washington, DC, his daughter, Laura M. Tyler, Columbia, SC, his son, Shawn A. Tyler, Houston, Texas, his daughter, Shanna R. Reeves (John), Winter Springs, Florida.  He also leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews, grandchildren, relatives and great friends. 


Harold was preceded in death by his late son, Kirk L. Tyler, Nathaniel Tyler, Neily Tyler and Audrey Rudd.


Harold’s final years were spent battling “Multiple Myeloma”.  The family asks that if donations are made, that you please make them to the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation @ https://themmrf.org/get-involved/ways-to-donate/



A Memorial Tree was planted for Harold
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