Joseph Lee Tyson, 80 of Nortonville passed away Thursday, April 9, 2020, at Baptist Health Hospital. Born August 1, 1939, to the late Roy and Hallie (Mercer) Tyson. He was a faithful member of New Salem Baptist Church where he could likely be found if there was a service. He was a truck driver throughout life and a Teamster member. He was a Coca-Cola collector, a Nascar enthusiast, and he had a love for gardening his watermelons. Always an anchor for his girls and grandchildren which he loved deeply.
Preceded in death by his beloved wife, Beverly Allison Tyson; and brother, Dallas Glen Tyson.
Survived by his 3 daughters, Sharon Tyson, Laurie Bruce and Tracy Tyson all of Nortonville; 4 grandchildren, Allison Bruce, Judd Tyson, JoDee Tyson and Jessie Tyson; great-grandson, Kelby Tyson; brother, Warren "Chico" (Annie) Tyson; sisters, Patty Wilson, Joyce Browning and Phyliss Sowell; and many nieces and nephews.
A private service will be held for family. Burial will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Video of the service will be posted at www.bandyfuneralhome.com.
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