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Herbert Kent Tyler

1960 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Herbert Kent Tyler Obituary
Tyler, Herbert Kent 1960 - 2013 Herbert Kent Tyler, surrounded by his loving family, went to his Heavenly Home on Sunday October 20, 2013. Kent was born October 11, 1960 to Herbert & Billie Tyler in Temple, Texas. He is survived by his loving wife of 33 years Lisa (Neu) Tyler, son Corry Tyler & wife Katie, daughter Kaylee Gregson & husband Ben, grandchildren Cayden, Sydney Gregson and McKennon Tyler, parents Herbert & Billie Tyler, sister Kim Gerdes, niece Claire Gerdes, nephew Clint Gerdes, in-laws Wayne & Bertie Neu and a very large extended family. Kent grew up in Dallas & graduated from Dallas Christian in 1978 & attended Abilene Christian University. In 1985, Kent became a Mesquite Police officer & was dedicated to the citizens of Mesquite for 28 years. He spent most of his career in patrol & was promoted to Sergeant in 1996. His influence was strongly felt by other officers in the department because of the example he set, fulfilling his belief that a leader should lead by example. A man of great faith, Kent was a member of Highland Oaks Church of Christ where for many years he worked with the youth & served on the Security Team especially in the Children's Ministry. Kent will be greatly missed by family, friends & co-workers. A Memorial Service will be conducted on Saturday October 26 at 10:00 A.M. at the Highland Oaks Church of Christ 10805 Walnut Hill Lane, Dallas Tx. A Celebration of Kent's life will follow in the Family Center at Highland Oaks where the family will receive friends. Kent requested that in lieu of flowers, a fund be established to help people experiencing medical hardships. This fund is established through the Highland Oaks Church of Christ as the Kent Tyler Memorial Fund.


Published in Dallas Morning News on Oct. 25, 2013
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