Coolidge Tyler Peoria Obituary

Coolidge Tyler

Coolidge “Leon” Tyler, 50, of Peoria, passed away at 6:06 p.m. on Monday, December 5, 2011, at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born on May 4, 1961, in Dundee, MS, a son of Joe Cephus and Della Mae (Lewis) Tyler. Both preceded him in death along with his brother Johnny “Butch” Tyler. Leon is survived by his daughter, Lareka Tyler of Peoria; brothers, William “Bill” Johnson of Peoria, Robert “Bob” Johnson of Delavan and Charles (Bernice) Johnson of Peoria; sister, Rutha Johnson of Peoria; and two grandchildren. He was employed as a banquet chef for the Peoria Civic Center Centerplate for many years and was formerly a chef at Grandpa Johns, Hooters, Lums, River Station at the Hotel Per Marquette. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Monday, December 12, 2011, at Clary Funeral Home, 3004 West Lake Avenue in Peoria, with Bishop Joseph Johnson officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Interment will be in Parkview Cemetery. To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Coolidge Leon Tyler, please visit our floral store.
May 4, 1961 - December 5, 201105/04/196112/05/2011
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Cumerford-Clary Funeral Home
February 13
Daesha Idreez
December 11, 2011
To  Uncle  Leon      My name is  Daesha Idreez and i  will  truely miss you uncle Leon.  Even thow i was able to met you  once, i'm glad i did  was  able to m... Continue Reading
Henry L. Bolden, II
December 11, 2011
To the family of Coolidge "Leon" Tyler The pastor and members of the Pentecostal Church of Jesus Christ would like to extend to you and your entire family our deepest sympathy in the loss of your loved one.  Even though our hearts are saddened, we pray that the L... Continue Reading