Ronald V. Tyler

Jun 23, 2020
Ronald Tyler

Montville — Ronald V. Tyler, 75, died June 20, 2020, at Sussman House after a battle with cancer. He was born Aug. 24, 1944, in Portland, the son of Virgil and Marilyn Tyler.

Ronald graduated from Erskine Academy, class of 1963. He joined the Army and served as a paratrooper from 1964 to 1967. Ronald enjoyed wintering in Florida with his wife, Beverly, and was also known for his meticulous care of his lawn at home. They spent many years by each other’s side until her passing in 2016.

He was predeceased by his parents, wife, sister Darlene Sampson and daughter-in-law Kimberly.

Ronald is survived by his loving sons, Rodney Tyler and wife Lori of South China and Richard Tyler or Searsmont; grandchildren Lucas, Lauren and Ryan Tyler of South China, Jonathan Walsh of Swanville and Derrick Tyler of Searsmont; brother Mendall Tyler and wife Hope of Winter Haven, Fla.; brothers-in-law Donald Lucas and wife Patsy, Steve Lucas and wife Cheryl, all of Searsmont; Dennis Lucas and wife Barbara of Montville; sister-in-law Edna Mae Wadsworth and husband David of Montana; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visiting hours will be held Wednesday, June 24, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Ave. Belfast. A graveside interment will be held privately at Chadwick Hill Cemetery in South China. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the Alfond Cancer Center. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

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