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Obituary for William J.( Bill) Tyson
William J.( Bill) Tyson, age 57, lost his battle with diabetes on Saturday, October 4,2014 at Canton Aultman Hospital in Canton, Ohio Memorial services for Bill will be 7:00, Saturday, October 11, 2014 at Christ United Church of Christ 301 North Main Street, Orrville, Ohio. Reverend Randy Gehers will be officiating A private interment of ashes will be at a later date at Crown Hill Cemetery Bill was born April 9, 1957 in Wooster, Ohio and was raised by his beloved foster parents, Mary and John Gregory Sr. On August 1,1980, he was married to his loving wife of 29 years, Teresa H. Meeks. She preceded him in death June 11,2010. Bill graduated from Dalton High School. He was a member and attended Christ United Church of Christ in Orrville. . Over the years, he worked at several different locations including Gertenslagers, Will-Burt Co., City of Orrville, Good Will, Boville, and took special pride in his walking Wooster Daily Record newspaper routes. He never missed an issue regardless of the weather. He loved all sports and followed the Red Riders, Indians, Cavaliers and the Browns. He had an extensive sports card collection. Bill and his son loved playing softball, bowling and fishing together. Until he became disabled, he loved to raise a big garden and plant flowers and decorating his home for the holidays, especially Christmas. His home, family, friends, dog and a simple life was what made him happy. He is survived by his foster mother, Mary Gregory; his son, Kevin (Amanda) Tyson; his grandson, Cameron Tyson; Mother and Father in-law, Mary and Frederick Meeks; sister-in-law, Jeryl (Chuck) Proudfit; nephew, Aidan Proudfit; niece, Maya Proudfit, Grandmother, Helen Brown; and numerous aunts and uncles. Also a special friend, Louise Miller helped take care of him and spent time with him