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Celebrating the life of
John Robert Tye
Passed away on December 20, 2018
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200
  • Funeral Service
  • 2:00 p.m. - Thursday, December 27, 2018
  • Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
  • 7200 Hodgson Memorial Drive (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31406

  • 912-352-7200
  • Family will receive friends one hour prior to funeral service
  • 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. - Thursday, December 27, 2018

Our sincere and heartfelt condolences to the Tye family for the loss of your dear loved one. May the love of family and friends as well as the words at “Psalm 147:3” and 2 Corinthians 1:3,4” continue to help you get through these most difficult times.

Sheila, Lawrenceville ,

I’m so sorry for the loss of Mr. Tye. My daddy became his friend about 4 years ago while they both were at John Wesley Villas. Both Veterans, they shared a love-hate relationship. He always was so kind to us and just loved on my two children. He certainly will be missed.

Heather Hawkins, Savannah , GA

Dear Tye Family, I am so sorry to hear about the lost of your loved one Mr. Tye, since death was'nt originally God's purpose for mankind, it is very painful to deal with, but please read the wonderful hope that the Bible holds out for us all at Revelation 21:3 and 4. Also please visit www.jw.org for consoling answers to questions like "What is the meaning of life?" " Is God to blame for our sufferings?" and more.

Valerie, Lawrenceville, GA

Bob touched a lot of people's lives here in High Point. I am grateful that our path's crossed and his memory will stay in my mind forever. He lived a good and long life and now he is at peace. Love you Bob!

Terry Killebrew, High Point, NC,

So very sorry for your loss. Please find some comfort in your fond memories of your loved one. Isaiah 25:8 says “He will swallow up death forever, And the Sovereign Lord will wipe away the tears from all faces.”

D K, ,

Bob was a very dear friend and mentor to me . He was my room mate at the university of Georgia . Although location in later years separated us I remembered him often and the great experiences we shared both in scouting an at UGA. He will greatly ,missed by everyone who had the good fortune to know him.

Earl Heidt , Henderson , Tx

Sorry for your loss it is hard when you lose someone you love , our God Jehovah has promised mankind a resurrection so we can see our love ones again.please read John 5: 28,28 this scripture will give the family comfort and strength again I am sorry for your loss for more information please go to JW.org u will find more on what happens to our dead love ones.

Cooper, Savannah , Ga

Sorry for your loss it is hard when you lose someone you love , our God Jehovah has promised mankind a resurrection so we can see our love ones again.please read John 5: 28,28 this scripture will give the family comfort and strength again I am sorry for your loss for more information please go to JW.org u will find more on what happens to our dead love ones.

Cooper, Savannah , Ga

Lost a great friend of almost 26 years in Bob. I loved him and will miss him a great deal. My condolences to his friends and family in Savannah and Atlanta.

Skip Palmer, High Point, NC

To the Family: Very sorry for your loss. Remember, God is our refuge and strength, a help that is readily found in times of distress. Psalm 46:1

W.J., Petersburg , VA

My condolences to the family. May you find comfort in the scripture at Revelation 21:4 where Jehovah God promises to do away with death forever. We look forward to this beautiful hope. For more information and encouragement please visit jw.org.

Niecy, www.jw.org,

I'm so sorry for your loss. Death is not something that was intended to be experienced by humans. The bible holds out a beautiful promise of a ressurection at John 5:28,29. We can see our loved ones again very soon. I hope this scripture brings you some comfort as it has done for me in the past when I experienced loss. Please visit jw.org for more comforting information on this subject and so much more.

Kelly, Pooler, Ga

John Robert Tye, 89, passed away Thursday, December 20, 2018 at Azalealand Nursing Home.  He was born in Vidalia, Georgia, son of James Edward and Mary Bates Tye.  Mr. Tye was a veteran of the United States Air Force serving during the Korean War.  During his career in the banking industry, Mr. Tye worked with C&S Bank and the Coastal Bank.  He served two terms in the State Legislature and very active in the Boy Scouts of America having obtained the rank of Eagle Scout and received the Silver Beaver Award.  Mr. Tye was a member of Bull Street Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon, member of the Exchange Club of Savannah and the Quarterback Club.  Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Mable Tye Mack, Mary Tye Browning, brothers, James Edward Tye, Jr. and Roy Bates Tye.

Surviving are his sister, Jean T. Wall of Marietta, GA; four nieces and one nephew, Jamie Wall of Brookhaven, GA; Stacie Wall Broadway of Roswell, GA; Patsy Mack of Summerville, SC; Sherry Lane Crossman of Orlando, FL; Beau Tye of North Carolina and sister-in-law, Ernestine Tye of Lakeland, FL.

The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, December 27, 2018 at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel.  The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. prior to the service.

Interment will follow in the Greenwich section of Bonaventure Cemetery.

Remembrances:  Bull Street Baptist Church, 1400 Bull St., Savannah, GA 31401.

 

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Our sincere and heartfelt condolences to the Tye family for the loss of your dear loved one. May the love of family and friends as well as the words at “Psalm 147:3” and 2 Corinthians 1:3,4” continue to help you get through these most difficult times.

Sheila, Lawrenceville ,

I’m so sorry for the loss of Mr. Tye. My daddy became his friend about 4 years ago while they both were at John Wesley Villas. Both Veterans, they shared a love-hate relationship. He always was so kind to us and just loved on my two children. He certainly will be missed.

Heather Hawkins, Savannah , GA

Dear Tye Family, I am so sorry to hear about the lost of your loved one Mr. Tye, since death was'nt originally God's purpose for mankind, it is very painful to deal with, but please read the wonderful hope that the Bible holds out for us all at Revelation 21:3 and 4. Also please visit www.jw.org for consoling answers to questions like "What is the meaning of life?" " Is God to blame for our sufferings?" and more.

Valerie, Lawrenceville, GA

Bob touched a lot of people's lives here in High Point. I am grateful that our path's crossed and his memory will stay in my mind forever. He lived a good and long life and now he is at peace. Love you Bob!

Terry Killebrew, High Point, NC,

So very sorry for your loss. Please find some comfort in your fond memories of your loved one. Isaiah 25:8 says “He will swallow up death forever, And the Sovereign Lord will wipe away the tears from all faces.”

D K, ,

Bob was a very dear friend and mentor to me . He was my room mate at the university of Georgia . Although location in later years separated us I remembered him often and the great experiences we shared both in scouting an at UGA. He will greatly ,missed by everyone who had the good fortune to know him.

Earl Heidt , Henderson , Tx

Candle tribute lit by Ann carroll buchanan — Georgia

Sorry for your loss it is hard when you lose someone you love , our God Jehovah has promised mankind a resurrection so we can see our love ones again.please read John 5: 28,28 this scripture will give the family comfort and strength again I am sorry for your loss for more information please go to JW.org u will find more on what happens to our dead love ones.

Cooper, Savannah , Ga

Sorry for your loss it is hard when you lose someone you love , our God Jehovah has promised mankind a resurrection so we can see our love ones again.please read John 5: 28,28 this scripture will give the family comfort and strength again I am sorry for your loss for more information please go to JW.org u will find more on what happens to our dead love ones.

Cooper, Savannah , Ga

Lost a great friend of almost 26 years in Bob. I loved him and will miss him a great deal. My condolences to his friends and family in Savannah and Atlanta.

Skip Palmer, High Point, NC

To the Family: Very sorry for your loss. Remember, God is our refuge and strength, a help that is readily found in times of distress. Psalm 46:1

W.J., Petersburg , VA

My condolences to the family. May you find comfort in the scripture at Revelation 21:4 where Jehovah God promises to do away with death forever. We look forward to this beautiful hope. For more information and encouragement please visit jw.org.

Niecy, www.jw.org,

I'm so sorry for your loss. Death is not something that was intended to be experienced by humans. The bible holds out a beautiful promise of a ressurection at John 5:28,29. We can see our loved ones again very soon. I hope this scripture brings you some comfort as it has done for me in the past when I experienced loss. Please visit jw.org for more comforting information on this subject and so much more.

Kelly, Pooler, Ga


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