Jimmy D. Tyler, Jr.



Jimmy D. (Buddy) Tyler, Jr., age 46, died of post-surgery complications on August 22, 2017, in Summerville, South Carolina.

Jimmy Dale Tyler, Jr. was born on January 11, 1972 in Charleston, South Carolina. He is the son of Jimmy D. Tyler, Sr. (Birdie) and Sarah Cole Tyler Kersey (Steve). He is survived by his parents and his daughter “Ally” Sarah Tyler, his son Jordan Thorp (Jordan L.) He is also survived by 2 brothers Tommy Tyler (Stacy) and Tony Tyler, his #2 Mom Aunt *Tencie* Deas (Sam). Aunt Brownie, Aunt Susie, Aunt Linda Knebel and Aunt Brenda Walker.

He enjoyed watching his nephews play sports. Anthony Tyler, Zackary Tyler, Mathew Powell, Michael Powell. He had great respect for his special niece, Crystal R. Deas, US ARMY MP.

He graduated from Goose Creek High School in 1990. He earned numerous awards in every sport he participated in: Football, Baseball, Track n Field, Wrestling, He was voted best Sportsmanship his Senior year. He continues to be associated with friends from grade school to college. When you first meet Jimmy D/ BuddyLuv, you know you have acquired a friend for life. Buddy also completed 1 year at Catawba University. He played football and tennis. He worked in the book store to help pay for supplies and he loved to read.

Jimmy D. was a great family man, a loving father, and the #1 son that was a great joy to raise. He brought love, serenity, and the most warmest, snuggly snuggles, Teddy Bear hugs, sweetest kisses, and the brightest smile that made everyone smile with him! His ice blue eyes would make your heart melt.

Jimmy Dale Tyler, Jr. was a social man, who was deeply involved in helping everyone around him and improving their lives for the majority of his life. He enjoyed watching his beloved South Carolina Gamecocks, Notre Dame Fighting Irish, and the Dallas Cowboys football games with friends. He loved working in his flower and vegetable garden, spending time with family & friends. He will always be remembered as a compassionate, caring, fun loving person.

Public viewing is from 5:00 – 8:00 pm on Sunday, August 27, 2017 at Parks Funeral Home. The Funeral Service is scheduled for Jimmy Jr. at 1:00 pm on August 28, 2017 at Parks Funeral Home Chapel in Summerville, SC 29483. Friends are welcome to attend and celebrate Jimmy D.= BuddyLuv Life. The family would like to thank everyone for their love and support. Memorial donations may be given to charities of your choice or plants will be accepted by the family.

Arrangements by Parks Funeral Home, 130 West 1st North Street, Summerville, SC 29483.