Kyer, Robert E.
Parkersburg - Robert ??Bob?? E. Kyer, age 74 of Tullahoma died Wednesday, November 26, 2008 at Harton Regional Medical Center. He was a native of Parkersburg, West Virginia and the son of the late Charles and Ora Kyer. He was also preceded in death by a son Bruce Mullen; three brothers and two sisters. He was a veteran of the United States Army and Navy and was a Korean War POW.
Mr. Kyer??s newspaper career with several newspapers spanned fifty years ending with his retirement as the editor for the Tullahoma News. He was well known for his weekly column ??Crabby Says?? and later published a book by the same name.
He is survived by his wife of 24 years Judy Kyer; sons Ben Mullen, Jr., Tullahoma; Bobby (Michelle) Mullen, Cleveland, MS and Robert E. (Cyndi) Kyer II, Marietta, OH; a daughter Sharon (Rev. Richard) Joliff, Breckenridge, MI; a daughter in law Michelle Mullen, Olive Branch, MS; a brother Arnold Kyer, Colonial Beach, VA; nine grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Visitation with the family will be Friday, November 28, 2008 from 5:00 until 8:00 pm at the Tullahoma Funeral Home where funeral services will be held 2:00 pm, Saturday in the Tullahoma Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Richard Joliff officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in the Rose Hill Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
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