William H. Tyner

May 09, 1921 - April 30, 2016


William H. Tyner “Bill”, passed away April 30, 2016 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, nine days before his 95th birthday. Bill was born May 9, 1921 in New Albany, Kansas, the 8th child of George Alonzo and Gertrude Pearl Tyner. He married Mary Ann Kent April 19, 1941. He served on an ice breaker during WWII for the United States Coast Guard. After Bill was discharged he worked as a jet engine mechanic for American Airlines, retiring at age 60.

William and Mary traveled extensively in motor homes all across the Western US and had friends at every campground along their way. He loved to hunt, fish and was a rock hound, he wore out several tires transporting rocks back to Oklahoma, and they were active members in the Antique Car Club for many years. They held ‘Jammin’ sessions every Wednesday for years, at the public library in the neighborhood where everybody welcomed singing and playing instruments. Bill and his granddaughter Scheree’ went hunting for treasure around their property at Grand Lake on the weekends and during the summer. When Scheree’ was 6 he taught her to jump off the roof of the dock house into the lake. William is preceded by his wife Mary Tyner and his son Timothy Eugene Tyner, as well as his seven brothers and sisters. Survivors include his daughter: Sharon Tyner; granddaughter: Scheree’ Davis; grandson: Rick Tyner; great grandson: Tim Davis; great granddaughter: Kyra Leann Tyner; brother-in-law: William Kent and a host of nieces, nephews, as well as friends across the nation.

Visitation will be Monday, May 9, 2016 from 1:00 p.m.-8:00 pm. at Butler-Stumpff Funeral Home, 2103 East Third Street, Tulsa Oklahoma 74104.Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at Calvary Baptist Church, 7216 E Admiral Place, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74115

Funeral Service

  • Date & Time: May 10, 2016 (10:00 AM)
  • Venue: Calvary Baptist Church
  • Location: 7216 East Admiral Place Tulsa, OK 74115 - (Get Directions)


  • Date & Time: May 9, 2016 (1:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
  • Venue: Butler-Stumpff & Dyer Funeral Home & Crematory
  • Location: 2103 E 3rd St Tulsa, OK 74104 - (Get Directions)

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8 responses to William H. Tyner

  1. Beth Labuz says:

    Some of my fondest memories growing up were going to visit you and Mary in your home. I, too, loved hearing you play and I remember you always had a smile on your face. I'm sure you're in the safe, loving arms of Jesus and may you rest in peace.

  2. Uncle Bill, I will miss you, but I get peace from knowing that you were greeted by a crowd of our loved ones, with arms outstretched, gone before us. Oh what a reunion that must have been. You are home. I love you.

  3. Our thoughts and prayers are with you always. We love you.

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