Charles Timothy Tyler, 66, of Holden, Missouri, passed away on Friday, August 5, 2022, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri.
He was born Tuesday, July 3, 1956 in Kansas City, MO to the late Charles Bruce Tyler and the late Robbie Rose Lee Tyler.
He was the loving husband of Mary (Batye) Tyler.
Charlie graduated from Kansas City East High School and joined the United States Air Force.
He earned his Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice while in the military.
He was career Air Force and started his career at Whiteman Air Force Base in Knob Noster, MO.
He was stationed at NORAD in Colorado Springs, CO as a Security Policeman and guarded the missile silos.
He traveled for many remote duties in Greece and the Middle East.
Charlie also worked in San Antonio as a basic training instructor and finished his last two years as a recruiter, giving him a total of 22 years of military service.
Charlie was a sports fan and loved the Kansas City Royals.
He liked photography and enjoyed taking modern pictures, modeling old postcards he would find of Kansas City landscapes.
He enjoyed the outdoors and was at peace mowing the grass.
He was an Eagle Scout, and remained very active with the Scouts even volunteering at Boy Scout Camp.
He cherished his family and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Charlie will be greatly missed by his family, friends, and military brothers and sisters.
Surviving are: his wife, Mary of the home; one son, Craig Tyler of Kansas City; two daughters, Tami (Galyn) Aversman of Appleton City, MO, Jennifer (Ed) Dismang of Lexington, MO; one sister, Robbie Tubbs of Raytown, MO; one nephew, Adam Tubbs of Shawnee, KS; four grandchildren, Christopher Flathers, Jamiee (Kody) Self, Kenneth Meierer, Michael Aversman; and 3 great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 24, 2022, at Northside Assembly of God, located at 201 W. 2nd St. Holden, MO 64040.
A memorial service will follow at 10:30 a.m. at the church.
Private interment will be held on Monday, September 26, 2022 in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery with full military honors.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made out to the Northside Assembly of God – Building and Security Fund at https://northsideholden.com/donations/.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Stewart-Hoefer funeral Home and online condolences may be made to the family at www.stewarthoeferfuneralhome.com.
A celebration of life will be planned in the future.