Jeffrey Tyson

Aug 18, 1953 - Jun 23, 2013

Jeffrey “Jeff” Tyson, 59, of Sandusky, passed away Sunday morning, June 23, 2013, in Firelands Regional Medical Center.

He was born Aug. 18, 1953, in Philadelphia. Jeff was employed as a truck driver for Ohio Eastern Express for 20 years.

He loved playing pool, video games, the Philadelphia Eagles, and NASCAR; but his first love was his truck.

He is survived by his wife, Alice (King) Tyson, of Sandusky; mother, Bertha Tyson, of Philadelphia; daughters, Alis Tyson, Denise Porter, and Denielle Tyson, all of Harrisburg, Pa.; step-daughters, Trina Bowman and Tarisa Allen, of Harrisburg, and Kiesha Chase, of Steelton, Pa.; 16 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sister, Joan Mayfield, of Berlington, N.J.; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Lonnie Tyson.

A memorial service will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, June 29, in the Firelands Realtors Building, 2710 Campbell St., Sandusky. Pastor Jamie Richardson will officiate. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Cancer Services of Erie County, 505 W. Perkins Ave., Sandusky, OH 44870, or to American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.

Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences and gifts of sympathy may be made to the family at toftfh.com.