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John Henry Tyler

June 27, 1954 — January 31, 2013

John H. "John Boy" Tyler, Jr., 58, Peru, lost his courageous battle with cancer on Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 11:33 a.m. surrounded by his loving family.

John Boy was born on June 27, 1954 in Peru, Indiana. He was the son of John Henry Tyler, Sr. and Helen Glassburn Tyler. On September 2, 1988 in Peru, Indiana, he was married to Connie Ellen Bradley. They were married for twenty-four wonderful years.

John Boy was an avid fisherman and hunter. He went on many fishing trips with his buddies to Michigan. He loved camping and spending time with his family and his buddies.

In addition to his loving wife, he leaves behind his children, Angie D. Nice and husband James, Kewanna; Jessica M. Monce and husband Shawn, Peru; and Jacob T. Williams and wife Mandy, Peru; two brothers, John Melvin Tyler, California, and Bill Tyler, Peru; three sisters, Sharon Benjamin, Peru; Sandy Tyler, Peru; and Deb Wheetley, Peru; six grandchildren, Trista Nice, Haley Nice, Rylee Williams, Chanler Williams, Kayson Monce, and Kessa Monce; his father and mother-in-law, Lee and Mary Lou Bradley; and his beloved canine companion, Roscoe.

He was preceded in death by his father, John H. Tyler, Sr.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, February 4, 2013 at McClain Funeral Home, Denver with Pastor E.J. Litherland officiating. Burial will follow in Ever-Rest Memorial Park, Logansport.

Pallbearers will be Dwight Burgess, Doyle Burgess, Carl Reffitt, Joe Reffitt, Jason Brown, and Doug Bradley with honorary pallbearers, Carl Stapleton and Mike Bradley.

Visitation will be from 1-5:00 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to help with funeral expenses.

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