Obituary: Gregory Dean Tyree

February 1, 1960 – July 21, 2022

Gregory Dean Tyree62of Mitchell, passed away Thursday, July 21, 2022, at Mitchell Manor.

Born February 1, 1960, in Bedford, he was the son of Robert John and Frances Louise (Baker) Tyree. He married Tina Leah Jones on December 17, 1983, and she preceded him in death July 26, 2019.

Greg retired after 12 years from Crane Army Ammunition as an occupational health and safety supervisor. He had also worked 22 years at Visteon. Greg was a 1978 graduate of Mitchell High School and received his Associate of Applied Science Degree in Electronic Systems Service Management from Lincoln College of Technology. He was a U.S. Army Veteran. Greg was a member of the American Legion Post 250, Mitchell Masonic Lodge No. 228 F. & A.M., LA-OR-MA Shrine Club, and Bedford Boat Club. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and spending time with his friends.

Survivors include his siblings, Jeff Tyree of Mitchell, Jill (Andy) Kluender of Mitchell, Jack (Kelly) Tyree of Mitchell, John (Debbie) Tyree of Orleans, Judith Parr of Seymour, Kay Leinart of Seymour, Linda Pennington of Mitchell, and Janet (Sid) Connell of Brownstown; several nieces and nephews; and great nieces and nephews.

His parents; wife; brother, Mike Tyree; and brothers-in-law, Jim Leinart and Ned Pennington preceded him in death.

The funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 25, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Pastor Darrin Chastain and Lee Hupp officiating.  Burial will follow in Sheeks Cemetery with military rites accorded by American Legion Post 250 and VFW Post 9107. 

The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Sunday and from 9:30 a.m. until the service on Monday at the funeral home. A memorial service will be conducted at 5:30 p.m., Sunday, by the Mitchell Masonic Lodge No. 228 F. & A.M.

Memorial Gifts: Mitchell Community School Scholarship Foundation

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