James Robert (Bob) Tyler

July 16, 1939January 26, 2019

James Robert (Bob) Tyler, age 79, of Alabaster, Alabama passed away on Saturday January 26, 2019. James was born July 16, 1939.

Bob was a member of the First Baptist Church of Alabaster, where he was a Deacon, he was an X-ray Tech. with UAB West before his retirement. He was a member of the Army National Guard and was activated during the Korean Conflict.

Bob is survived by his wife of 58 years, Ryba Elliott Tyler, a daughter; Susan (Eddie) Price of Kinston, N.C., son-in-law, Tim Emerson, sister-in-Law, JoAnn Tyler, Niece, Lisa Bradburn and nephew, Rett Tyler and a host of nieces, nephews and family members. Also by Grandchildren: Anna Kennedy (fiance; Trey Smith), John Kennedy, Trey Price, Emily (Brent) Emerson Holsomback and Tyler Claire Emerson. One Great Grandchild; Asher Holsomback.

He was preceded in death by a daughter: Becky Emerson, Parents; Guy and Olga Tyler and a brother; Guy Tyler Jr.

Funeral Services for Bob will be Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at the First Baptist Church of Alabaster at 11:00 A.M. with a visitation prior to the service from 10: A.M. till service time. Interment will follow at 1:00 P.M. at Sandy Chapel Cemetery in Centreville, Alabama.

Pallbearers will be; John Kennedy, Trey Price, Rett Tyler, Eddie Price, Tim Emerson, Dennis Freeman, Trey Smith and Jarrod Cordova.


  • John Kennedy
  • Trey Price
  • Rett Tyler
  • Eddie Price
  • Tim Emerson
  • Dennis Freeman
  • Trey Smith
  • Jarrod Cordova
  • Honorary Pallbearers are Deacons of First Baptist Church of Alabaster

  • American Cancer Society
  • First Baptist Church Alabaster


  • Visitation Wednesday, January 30, 2019
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, January 30, 2019
  • Interment Wednesday, January 30, 2019

James Robert (Bob) Tyler

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