LANCASTER—Paul Mark Tyler, 64, of Lancaster County passed away on August 3, 2020.
He was preceded in death by his father, John Mark Tyler; and his grandparents, Paul and Ruth Pruitt, all of Urbanna, and formerly of Tangier Island.
Mark is survived by his mother, June Tyler Crockett of Arizona, formerly of Williamsburg; two sisters, Dawn Kemp and her husband, Larry, of Red Lion, Pa.; and Ruth Preddy and her husband, Mark, of New River, Ariz. He will also be remembered lovingly by his nieces, Brittney Kemp Ruby, Maria Preddy and Melanie Preddy. Other survivors include his aunts, Edwina Humphries Crockett and her husband, Jimmy, of Irvington and Diane Pruitt and her husband, Bill, of Williamsburg; many cousins that he loved dearly; his life partner, Mary C. Wheeler of Lancaster and her son, Charlie; and his former wife, Lori Tyler of Northumberland.
Mark was a graduate of the University of Virginia with a bachelor’s in economics and political science. However, he chose to teach earth science to ninth graders in Lancaster County and Richmond County. He was known to his students as “MR. T” and had many of his former students on Facebook as friends.
Mark had many friends and will be missed by all.
Services will be private. Faulkner Funeral Homes, Bristow-Faulkner Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.