Elijah B. Tyre, 74

Elijah B. Tyre, 74, of Millsboro, Del., passed away Saturday, June 28, 2008, at the Atlantic Shores Nursing Home in Millsboro. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He was a former member of the Georgetown Kiwanis Club and worked at Sea Colony in Bethany Beach, Del., until his illness. He enjoyed taking long drives on the many back country roads of Sussex County.

Tyre was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Thelma (Bennett) Tyre. He is survived by his son, Steven Tyre and his wife, Denise, of Dagsboro, Del.; a daughter, Krystal McCoy and her husband, Keith, of Bridgeville; a brother, Lemuel Tyre of Ocean View, Del.; a sister, Carol Elliott of Bridgeville, Del.; a granddaughter, Dakota Tyre; grandson, Trevor Timmons; several nieces and nephews.

Services were private.