Alvin Tyson 72, of Rodessa, LA, passed away on June 3, 2021. Bro Alvin Tyson was born August 30, 1948 to the late Rev. Andrew and Sis. Vera Tyson. He was baptized at an early age and united with the Antioch Missionary Baptist Church and later united with the Old Ebeneezer Baptist Church in 2010.
Alvin attended Pine Valley School and graduated from Herndon High School. After high school, he joined the U.S. Army and received the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Parachute Badge, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Combat Infantryman’s Badge and the Purple Hear. He is a member of the North Star Lodge #69 in Rodessa, Louisiana.
Alvin was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, and one sister.
by will be held Saturday, June 12, 12:00 p.m. at First Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, Rodessa, Louisiana, with Rev. Curtis Ashton, officiating. Viewing will be Friday, June 11, from 12 noon until 5:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will Military Honors will be held at the Antioch Cemetery in Rodessa, LA,under the direction of Coleman-Atlanta Funeral home.
He leave to cherish his memory: two sons- Christoper Davis and Kenneth Butler; three daughters- Angela Jones, Allison Sheppard and Kennedi Tyson; three brothers, Irvin Tyson, Elgin Tyson (Joyce), and Anthony Tyson, (Vonda); three sisters, Patty Henderson (Clyde), Janice Jackson (Claude), and Jeanette Tyson; two granddaughters, one sister-in-law- Earlene Jones; and a host of nieces, nephews, other family and friends, his extended family the Butlers and a special friend- Joyce H. Tyson.