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Mr. Ernest Tyler, 0f 4608 Heritage Rd., Hopewell, VA, departed this life on Saturday, June 9, 2018. Ernest was affectionately known as "E.T." by everyone, was born on January 4, 1953, to the late Richard Sr. and Alice Tyler.

He joined Harrison Grove Baptist Church at an early age. Everyone that knew Ernest know that he was a very outgoing person, got along with everyone, didn't mind giving anyone a helping hand although he may fuss about it but would still do it and loved to dance! Ernest worked several jobs throughout the years but was employed for over 15 years with Waste Management until he retired.

Ernest was preceded in death by his father, Richard Tyler Sr.; mother, Alice M. Tyler; brothers, William and Herbert Tyler; sisters, Delores and Mabel Tyler; and niece, Carrie Tyler.

He leaves to cherish his precious memories his daughters, Bernita Jones, Ravin Sample, Yvonne Coleman (Rondell); son, Mario Allen (Contima); siblings, Richard Tyler Jr., Cornell Prince (Tara), Charlie Tyler, Otis Tyler, Eugene Tyler, Hester Tyler, Alice B. Tyler, Ernestine Tyler, Carol Tyler (Rosetta), Carolina Blizzard (Randolph) and Deborah Coleman (Kenneth); grandchildren, Omari Holmes, Darius Lee, Azaria Coleman, MaKala Starks and Blake Starks; devoted uncles, William Morse, Phillip Goode; uncles Tyrone Young and Thomas Morse; aunts, Mae Stokes, Florence Boyd, Carrie Young, Martha Morse and Clarice Morse; one great aunt, Alice Jones; several devoted friend, Leroy Sample; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends too numerous to name.

A celebration of life service will be held on Thursday, June 14, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. at Morning Star Baptist Church, 19121 Brandon Rd., Spring Grove, VA 23881. Rev. Dr. Robert L. Elliott will officiate and eulogize. The burial will follow immediately at the Jones Family Cemetery on Heritage Rd., N. Prince George, VA. A viewing will be held on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Bland & Tucker Funeral Home in Hopewell, VA.

Professional services entrusted to the Bland & Tucker Funeral Homes, 1500 Arlington Rd., Hopewell, VA 23860. (804) 458-5357. Family and friends may leave an online condolence at www.blandandtuckerfuneralhomes.com
Published in The Progress-Index from June 12 to June 13, 2018
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