Truett Tyler

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Truett Tyler passed away Friday, September 15, 2017. Family and friends will gather to celebrate his life of 91 years on Friday, September 29, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. at First Christian Church of Lubbock.

Truett was born on February 21, 1926, to Clinton and Edna Tyler in Fort Worth, TX. He graduated from O’Donnell High School and Texas Tech University, after which he spent many years with various industrial manufacturers and in management consulting. He was also a leader in his sons’ Cub Scout Pack and Boy Scout Troop.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Leah Tyler; sister, Latonne; and three brothers, Paul Ray, R. L., and Ira Graham Tyler.

Truett is survived by his sons, Jeff, Michael, and Dan and families; grandchildren Lyle and Mason Tyler, Lauren and Kristen Tyler, and families, all of southern California.


Memorial donations in memory of Truett may be made to the Kindred Gentiva Hospice foundation, or mailed to 3350 Riverwood Parkway, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA, 30339 or the American Cancer Society, at or 3513 10th Street, Lubbock, Texas 79415.


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  1. We were so sorry to hear of Truett’s passing. Our hearts go out to the whole family. Sending you healing thoughts of peace and comfort.
    Love, Adrienne (Bon) and Art Ramirez

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