Thursday, November 19, 2015
3:00 PM EST
Cuddeback Cemetery
41st 1/2 Street
Paw Paw, MI 49079
(269) 657-4340


At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan
222 N. Kalamazoo Mall, Ste. 100
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
(269) 345-0273
Driving Directions
Web Site


Below is the contact information for a florist recommended by the funeral home.

1830 S. Westnedge
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
(269) 349-4961
Driving Directions
Web Site

Taylor's Florist and Gifts
215 E. Michigan Ave.
Paw Paw, MI 49079
(269) 657-6256
Driving Directions
Web Site

Life Story / Obituary


Age 77, died November 15, 2015 at his home. He was born May 1, 1938 in Quitman, MS, the son of Floyd and Viola (Bolen) Tyria. Billy was preceded in death by his wife, Bobbie Jo Tyria; son, Timothy Tyria; and parents. Surviving are 2 children: Danny (Linda) Tyria and Julie (Roger) Eplin; 6 grandchildren: Daniel (April) Tyria, Darren Tyria, Scott (Jess) Stover, Dustin Tyria, Zach Tyria and Luke Stover; 12 great-grandchildren; his sister, Mae Miller; and in-laws: Betty Turner, Peg Weaver, Helen and Ron Gronou, Shelby Waite, Joni and Jimmy Klees, and Tom Weaver. Graveside services will be held Thursday 3 PM at Cuddeback Cemetery, Paw Paw. Please visit Billy’s personal webpage at www.lifestorynet.com, where you can archive a favorite memory or photo and sign his online guestbook. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan. Life Story Funeral Homes, Betzler & Thompson – Paw Paw; 60900 M-40 (657-3870).