Larry Tyree, of Houston, passed away on June 28, 2017 in a Houston hospital at the age of 66 years. Graveside services were held at 10 A.M., Monday, July 3, 2017 at the Sardis Cemetery near Jewett, Texas in Leon County. Rev. Ray Payne, pastor of Ephesus Baptist Church in Jewett, officiated.
Larry Wayne Tyree was born on March 10, 1951 in Pasadena, Texas to Henry “Buck” & Mary Ellen (Miles) Tyree. Larry was in insurance sales for many years. He was a faithful member of Bear Creek United Methodist Church in Houston and was involved in many ministries of the church (most involved his guitar). Larry served on the church staff as FLC Coordinator from February 2010 until 2016. When not at work Larry enjoyed playing his guitar and making music with family and friends, hunting, fishing, golf and softball. Larry was a lifelong resident of Houston.
Larry was preceded in death by both of his parents and brother, Cliff Tyree. He is survived by loving wife, Marsha Tyree of Houston; son, Chris Tyree of Houston; brothers and sisters-in-law, Bo & Paula Williams of Marquez and Marie & Charles Hancock of Jewett and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces & great- nephews.
Serving as honorary pallbearers: Lance Williams, Shawn Hancock, Shannon Hancock, Ron Hull, Jim McCoslin, David Ramby, James Saunders & Vince Tyler.
Walters Funeral Home in Centerville was in charge of all arrangements. To leave condolences for Larry’s family, please visit his online memorial page at www.waltersfuneralhome.com.
In lieu of flowers the family would like considerations to the Bear Creek UMC Youth Program, or a favorite charity in Larry’ s Memory.