Cecil Tyler



Cecil Tyler, 73, of Nacogdoches, Texas, passed away on Friday, March 13, 2020 in Lufkin, Texas. He was born on August 23, 1946 in Shelby County to Vertice Tyler and Dorothy Golden Tyler. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM on Monday, March 16, 2020 at Old Center Cemetery in Center, Texas. A visitation will be held prior to the service from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM on Monday, March 16, 2020 at Mangum Funeral Home. 


Cecil always enjoyed the opportunity to be out on the water fishing or in the kitchen cooking. His most treasured moments were those spent with his family and friends. 


Cecil is survived by:


James Bolton

Doug Tyler and special friend, Lucretia Hitt

Brian Tyler and Parisa Chabokrow

Tina Dowden and husband, Villis


Special Niece: Vicky Pratt

Special Nephew: Kenny Harris and wife, Lisa



Virgie Howard

Grace Russell

Belle Kent



Derek Bolton and wife, Gayle

Tamara Bolton

Chelsea Hicks and husband, Nate

Hayden Bolton

Kyle Tyler and wife, Cassidy

Erin Young

Lakien Gill

Carissa Tyler

Britain Tyler

Braiden Tyler

Bryce Harris

Brandon Tyler

Chase Hooper

Alyssa Hooper


Special Great Niece and Nephew:

Dache Sneath and husband, Michael

Eric Pratt and wife, Allison


Seven Great-Grandchildren


He is preceded in death by his wife, Iva Dell Tyler; parents, Vertis Humpy Tyler and Dorothy Golden Tyler; son, Bruce Bolton; brother, Jimmy Tyler; sisters, Minnie Pearl Tyler and Louise Tyler Harris; grandchild, Joshua Colton Hooper; and special friend, James “Buddy” Pratt.


Pallbearers will be Derek Bolton, Hayden Bolton, Kyle Tyler, Britain Tyler and Braiden Tyler. Honorary pallbearer will be Brandon Tyler. 


The family is being served by Mangum Funeral Home. To send condolences or to sign an online register, please visit


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