Tyman Dekle

November 23, 1969 ~ April 28, 2020 (age 50)


Tyman (Twankie) Dekle was born November 23, 1969 in Candler County, Georgia.  He was second to youngest of five children born to the late Raymond and Willie Mae Dekle. Tyman (Twank) was raised in Metter, Georgia then later moved to New Jersey and made his home in the town of Bellville.  He departed this life on April 27, 2020 at his residence.

He was employed by Ultimate Auto Body Shop in Nutley, New Jersey.  He worked there for many years, doing a job that he loved.  Tyman enjoyed life, whether it was fishing or just hanging out at the pool hall.  But, most of all, he had a passion for helping others, especially his family.

Tyman leaves to cherish loving memories, his fiance’, Tyrease Anthony; her daughter, R’Kaya Bobbien; one sister, Debbie Dekle (Willie); four brothers, Donnie (Debra) Dekle, Raymond Dekle, Jr. (Marie), Jamie Dekle (Nadia) and Keith Donaldson; five aunts, Betty Dixon, Eudora Blacknall, Arcie Dekle, Sarah Byrd and Dophenia Byrd; three uncles, Russell Byrd, Timmie Byrd and Ben Mincey; two nieces and eight nephews, seven great nieces, three great nephews and a host of other relatives and friends. 


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Graveside Service
May 16, 2020

11:00 AM
Sams Creek Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery
2334 Sams Creek Church Road
Metter, GA 30439

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