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Elwood "Buck" Tyler
November 19, 1940 ~ October 5, 2023 (age 82) 82 Years Old
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Rev. Elwood “Buck” Tyler, 82, of 1617 Indian Town Road, passed away Wednesday, October 5, 2023 at Mary Gran Nursing Center.
Funeral service will be held at 4 PM, Sunday, October 8th at New Bethel Baptist Church with Pastor Chris Webb, Rev. Randy Simmons, Rev. Hubbard Lowery and Rev. Eartle McNeil. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour before the service at the church.
Buck, born November 19, 1940 in Robeson County, was the widower of Sonja Faye Jacobs Tyler and the son of the late Leonard Wood Tyler and Pearlie Mae Hardin Tyler. He was in the construction business, made Native American crafts, and was active in the Pow-Wow Circuit. He was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church. In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by siblings Eugene Tyler, Carlise Tyler, Bobby Lamb Tyler, Talmadge Tyler, Pete Tyler, Redelle Tyler and Marvin Tyler.
Survivors include: daughter, Allyson Mitchell and husband George Mitchell; grandchildren, Kimberly Hawkins, Sonja Maynor (Stephen) and Keara Mitchell; nine great-grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; brothers, Wilbert Tyler, Ronald Tyler (Linda), and Lannie Ray Tyler and Annette; sister, Jeannette Tyler Hunt; special caregivers, Gail Faison, Shirley Faison and Ms. Scottie; and a host of nieces, nephews, family, and friends.
Rev. Elwood “Buck” Tyler will be remembered for his unwavering faith, love for his family, and dedication to his community. His legacy will continue to shine brightly in the hearts of all who knew him.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.crumpler-honeycutt.com.