Lemuel E. Tyre, 76

Lemuel E. Tyre, 76, of Frankford, Del., passed away on Monday, Nov. 29, 2010, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Del., surrounded by his children and grandson, William.

Lemuel served his country with the U.S. Army in Germany. After retiring from DuPont Co. in Seaford, he enjoyed working part-time at Hockers G&E in Ocean View, Del.

Tyre was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Thelma Tyre; his loving wife, Ruth; twin brother, Elijah; and granddaughter, Renae Clogg. He is survived by his children, Jeff Tyre of Melbourne Beach, Fla., Patrick Tyre of Selbyville, Del., Toni Clogg of Ocean View, Del., and Tracy Tyre of Dagsboro, Del.; four sisters, Jeannie Hooper, Bonnie Johnson, Geraldine Steele and Carol Elliott; a brother, Mike Tyre; six grandchildren, Jamie, Carrie, Jessica, William, Jennifer and Sarah; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service was scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010.