John E. Tyson

July 11, 1926 - August 15, 2008

07/11/1926 - 08/15/2008

Past Services

Sunday August 17, 2008
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Virginia Beach
5792 Greenwich Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
800-934-4648 | Directions
Monday August 18, 2008
11:00 am
Riverside Cemetery
Sharpsville, PA

Virginia Beach; John E. Tyson, 82, passed away Friday, August 15, 2008, in his home.

He was an Army Veteran having served during WWII. Mr. Tyson was a member of Masonic Hall Lodge No. 53, AF & AM, in Shawboro, NC. He served as Master of his Lodge. He retired from Norfolk Naval Shipyard.

He is survived by his loving wife, Rose Lee Creekmore Tyson; his daughters, Lynn Mayer of Norfolk, Carolyn Long and her husband Ike of Suffolk and Candace Sample and her husband Tracy of Aydlett, NC; Grandchildren, Tina Carter, Carol Henson and her husband Billy, Justin Long and his wife Ashley, Alex, Megan and Lucas Sample; Great Grandchildren, Cain Carter, Victoria Alexis and Billie Jean Henson.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5792 Greenwich Road Virginia Beach. A graveside service will be held Monday at 11:00 AM at Riverside Cemetery, 1000 East Indian River Road, Norfolk. . Condolences may be offered to the family at

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susan swaim
8 years ago

Bobs and my prayers are with you at this time. It does not seem like so much time has passed since we all lived on Milissa St. The video you have up is real nice it brought back many memories of you all. We will be thinking of you all. Talk with you soon. Sue and Bob

Joyce Surbaugh
8 years ago

I just want to say sorry about the passing of Mr.Tyson. He was a very nice man and a good neighbor at Beechwood Shores.


Joyce Surbaugh