Wayne F. Tyler, Sr.
May 16, 1942 – February 17, 2014
Wayne F. Tyler, Sr., age 71, of New Castle, DE passed away on Monday, February 17, 2014, surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Wilmington, Delaware on May 16, 1942, Wayne was a member of the Wilmington High School graduating class of 1960. He ultimately made his career as a System Support Analyst, with the last 23 years at Greenberg Supply Company.
A talented musician, Wayne excelled at the pedal steel guitar for the last 50 years. Over those years, he had played with many country music stars which came through the area. Most recently, he was a member of The Mason Dixon Band. Wayne also had a great love for his cats and especially enjoyed the times he spent sitting outside with them on his bench.
Wayne is survived by his son, Wayne F. Tyler, Jr. and wife Danielle of Bear, DE; and brothers, Lester Tyler and wife Terri of Florida, Harry Finney and wife Shirley of Newark, DE, and George Tyler and wife Regina of Newark, DE; and his beloved pet, Bandit. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry F. Tyler and Edna Mae (Dolbins) Tyler.
A memorial service will be held at 2 pm on Friday afternoon, February 21, 2014, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where friends may call from Noon until 2 pm. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Faithful Friends, 12 Germay Drive, Wilmington, DE 19804 to help those that cannot help themselves.