Mr. Melvin Tyson Sr.

August 2018, Obituaries

Mr. Melvin Tyson Sr.

West Mortuary


The funeral service for Mr. Melvin Tyson, Sr. of Smith Station, Alabama formerly of Americus, Georgia will be held on Monday, July 30, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at the Friendship Baptist Church in Americus, Georgia with Rev. Ferlin Tyson officiating. Burial will follow at the Eastview Cemetery.

Mr. Melvin Tyson Sr. was born June 25, 1961 in Sumter County Georgia to the parentage of the late Mr. Eddie C. Tyson and the late Mrs. Clotelle Tyson. He was educated in the public schools of Sumter County. He worked for Davidson Textron for over 20 years until his retirement. After retirement, he moved to Smith Station Alabama. Melvin died on Monday, July 23, 2018 in Smith Station, Alabama. He was preceded in death by a sister, Teresa Tyson, and two brothers, Robert Asberry Jr. and Timothy R. Tyson.

He leaves to cherish his memories, his children: Melvin Tyson Jr., Porsha Ingram, Tiffany Tyson and Malcom Tyson; nine grandchildren: Dejion Tyson, Dakavien McDonald, Shakiya McDonald, Daylan McDonald, Jayden King Tyson, Jordan Tyson, Kinsley Tyson and Bella Gray; four sisters: Rosa (Calvin) Sims, Gloria (Rev.JB) Jackson, Laurie D. Tyson (Chris Sales), Geraldine (Bernard) Tyson; two brothers: Mr. Joseph (Brenda) Tyson, Mr. Eddie (Doris) Tyson; a devoted Ex-wife, Valerie West; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends also survive.