Joseph Kyler

December 11, 1935 ~ November 10, 2020 (age 84)


Negley - Joseph Kyler, age 84, of Negley, died on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family.

He was born on December 11, 1935 in Beaver Falls, PA, a son of the late Aaron and Nora Biddle Kyler.

Joe had worked at Armstrong World Industries for 40 years.  After retiring, he worked with his son at the East Palestine County Club until his passing.  He was a follower of Shepherds Chapel Church and was a devoted Christian who enjoyed reading his bible daily.  Joe also enjoyed working and keeping busy.  Mostly, Joe was a devoted husband and father. 

He is survived by the “Love of His Life”, Mildred Guy Kyler, whom he married on June 12, 1964; a son, Rick (Mary Beth) Kyler of Negley; two daughters, Dreama (Frank) Kyler-Emnett of Riviera Beach, FL, and  Kandy (Mark) Massey of Marietta, GA; two sisters, Dorothy Kyler of Pleasant Hills, MO, and Franny (Raymond) Vest of Wichita Falls, TX; brother, Paul Kyler of Van Nuys, CA; four grandsons, Jacob Emnett, Joseph Emnett, Ben (Karina) Massey, and Peter (Katy) Massey; two granddaughters, Rebekah Kyler, and McKenna Kyler.  Also surviving is a great grandson, Peter Massey, Jr.

Joe was preceded in death by three sisters, Shirley Kyler, Grace Moore, and Betty Temple, and by three brothers, Charles Kyler, John Kyler, and Aaron David Kyler.

Per his and Mildred’s wishes, no services will be held.

The family would like to thank All Caring Hospice for the compassionate care that was shown to Joe and his family.

Memorial donations may be made to Shepherds Chapel Church, 102 8th Ave. NE, Gravette, Arkansas 72736.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Van Dyke-Swaney-Rettig Funeral Home, East Palestine.

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Shepherds Chapel Church
102 8th Ave. NE, Gravette AR 72736

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