James Darren “Henry” Tyre, Sr., 57, of Center, Texas, passed away on August 12, 2017 in Center. He was born in Dallas, Texas on June 21, 1960 to James Edward Tyre and Linda Downing Tyre. Funeral services for James will be at 4:00 PM on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Mangum Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Steve Noble officiating. Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park. A visitation will be held from 5:00 PM to8:00 PM on Monday, August 14, 2017 at Mangum Funeral Home.
James worked for 30 years in the Oil and Gas Industry. After retiring, he worked in the area doing sheetrock and painting. Above all, he was a loving father and grandfather who very much treasured every second spent with family. He loved the outdoors and spending time with his grandsons. He always enjoyed the open road on his motorcycle with the wind in his hair.
He is survived by his mother, Linda Tyre of Center; daughter, Shannon Denby and husband, Bradley of Center; son, James Tyre, Jr. and wife, Nina of Center; grandsons, Dylan, Zac and Brannon Denby, Conner, Brently and Deikon Tyre all of Center; brother, Jack Tyre of Center; sister, Kathy Miller of Center.
He is preceded in death by his father, James Edward Tyre, Jr.
Pallbearers for James’ service will be Ray Stroope, Chucky Tyre, Chris Tyre, Bill White, Dirk Palmer, Lance Parks and Jack Tyre, Sr.
Honorary pallbearer will be Kevin Smith.
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