Niles Clinton Tyree

Niles Clinton Tyree, 78, of Front Royal, Virginia passed away on Friday, July 5, 2024 at his home.

A memorial service will be held at a later date at Bethel United Methodist Church, 49 Kendrick Ford Rd, Front Royal with Pastor Suzanne Spencer officiating.

Mr. Tyree was born on November 23, 1945 in Front Royal to the late Earl and Mary Crutchfield Tyree.  He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Peggy Mangum and Brenda Henry.  He was a meatcutter for Safeway Foods for over thirty years, a member of UFCW Local 400, a veteran of the United States Air Force and a member of American Legion Post 53 in Front Royal.  He enjoyed being on the go, playing music with his friends, tending to his chickens and gardening endeavors.

Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Mary Ruth Vermillion Tyree; son, Jason Tyree (Katrina); daughter, Angela Gouda (George); brother, Gary Tyree; two granddaughters, Ginger and Bridget Gouda; grandson, Zachary Shafer; uncle, John Crutchfield; brothers-in-law, Jerry Henry and George Mangum; nieces, Tanya, Shamé and Gail; nephews, Clifton, Nathan and Daniel and extended family, Dennis Pavlick and Carol Kendrix.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516.

  7 comments for “Niles Clinton Tyree

  1. Ralph Mallonee
    July 6, 2024 at 6:53 pm

    We are so sorry about your loss of Nyles.
    Our prayers are with you, Ruth. Angela, and Jason.
    We always enjoyed our visits together.

  2. Nancy Fletcher
    July 7, 2024 at 10:44 pm

    Ruth and family sending our deepest sympathy to you and your family thoughts and prayers are with you all, Ed and Nancy Fletcher

  3. June Smeltzer
    July 8, 2024 at 1:07 am

    Ruth, I am so sorry for the loss of your precious husband. Praying for God to comfort you as only He can.

    Love you,
    June Smeltzer

  4. July 8, 2024 at 7:52 pm

    Our prayers to you and your family. Niles was quite the character.
    He was always bringing me a relic as a gift. He will be missed.
    Love and blessings,
    Charlie and Alice

  5. July 9, 2024 at 11:59 am

    Jason I am so sorry for your loss. My condolences to you for the passing of your father.
    also condolences and prayers to your family.

  6. Ruth Hunt Mai
    July 11, 2024 at 9:06 pm

    Dear Ruth and family,
    I am so sorry to learn that you have lost Niles. There are few words that I can offer to lessen your loss, but I am thinking of you and praying that God will give you comfort. Blessings, Ruth Hunt Mai

  7. Dennis Windle
    July 15, 2024 at 3:15 pm

    Thinking of you Angela.
    Losing your Father is tough.
    love to Tyree family

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