Hello, My name is Ronald Patrick Tyer.I am trying to find out more information on the Tyer Family Lineage.I am hoping to find out if this is any relation to my family and figure out where we fit into the puzzle.My Grandfather was Thomas Jack Tyer, Born in 1911 (I believe) and died in 2003.More on our family is listed in his obituary located here:
Thomas Jackson Tyer Sr. of Hawthorne died Wednesday at his home. He was 92.
Mr. Tyer was born in Olustee and moved to Hawthorne in 1945. He was a retired pipe fitter and farmer.
He was a member of Pipefitters Local No. 724 in Gainesville, and retired from Pipefitters Local No. 234 in Jacksonville. He was also a member of Oak Ridge Chapel and a charter member of West Putnam County Volunteer Fire Department. He loved farming and singing.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Bernice A. "Peggy" Tyer.
Survivors include his wife, Lucille A. Tyer of Hawthorne; daughters Margaret Pullen of Amarillo, Texas, Leta Foyd of Jacksonville, Wanda Perint and Janice Wood, both of Hawthorne, and Carolynn Buchanan of Alachua; sons Thomas J. Tyer Jr. of Keystone Heights, Marvin L. Tyer of Starke and Ronald C. Tyer of St. Augustine; stepsons Thomas Smith and Rusty Smith, both of Gainesville; 28 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchil- dren; and seven great-great- grandchildren.
Any information that you have would be greatly appreciated.