Fally James Tyson
Seattle - Fally James Tyson, 79, of Seattle, passed away on December 22, 2020. He was born June 21, 1941 in Rodessa, Louisiana to Fally and Mary Lou (Caldwell) Tyson. Fally moved to Bremerton at the age of three with his parents and younger brother. He went on to graduate from West High School in Bremerton, then joined the Army National Guard where he served with honor.
He worked as a cook at the Olympic Hotel in Seattle. As a young man he started Reliable Man Cleaning and Hauling Service and purchased the Madkin Apartments on Madison. He often used his businesses to provide a job or place to live for anyone, relative, friend or stranger who needed a job or place to stay and was willing to work hard.
Fally loved motorcycling with his friends, boating, roller skating, and collecting classic cars. He was a longtime and faithful member of Mount Zion Baptist Church of Seattle. Fally was preceded in death by his parents and leaves behind to mourn him, two brothers, Richard Tyson and Duane Tyson of Seattle; three sisters, Harriette Lewis, Dottie Tyson of Bremerton, and Trexel Jones of AZ; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Private services will be held at Lewis Funeral Chapel with interment to follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery. An online memorial can be seen at www.lewischapel.com