Reid Tyre

    September 6, 1930  -  October 19, 2011

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Jesup, Ga.

H. Reid Tyre, 81 of Jesup, Ga. died Wednesday, October 19, 2011 in the Veteran’s Hospital in Gainesville, Fla. after a courageous battle with cancer. The Wayne County, Ga. native was a Baptist, an independent airplane pilot, and a U.S. Army Veteran of WWII. He was also a member of Embry Riddle Alumni Association, Quiet Birdmen, Silver Wings Fraternity, and Sons of the Confederacy. He was predeceased by his parents, Luther and Donahue Cameron Tyre.

Survivors are 2 sisters, Delores Dale of Jesup, Ga. and Sandra Browning of Port Orange, Fla.; 2 brothers, Allison Tyre of Screven, Ga. and Bruce Tyre of Dothan, Ala.; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 1 P.M. Sunday, October 23, 2011 at Rinehart and Sons Chapel with Rev. Fred Browning officiating along with the American Legion’s Presentation of the U.S. Flag. Interment will be in the Odum City Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be David “Bull” Cameron, Larry Rentz, James Dale, Craig Tyre, Merle Tyre, and James Tyre.

Visitation will be 5 to 7 P.M. Saturday, October 22, 2011 at the funeral home

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Born: September 6, 1930

Death: October 19, 2011

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