Willie B Tyson

May 29, 1948 ~ August 29, 2020 (age 72)


Willie. B Tyson "Dub B, Pops", 72, was born May 29, 1948 in Starke, Florida to the late Albert and Miriam Tyson.  Willie B. departed this earth on Saturday, August 29, 2020 at Capital Regional Medical Center in Tallahassee, Florida.

Willie B. was baptized at an early age and was a proud member of Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church, Starke, Florida. Willie B. was educated in the Bradford County school system and graduated from Robinson Jenkins Ellerson (RJE) High School in 1967. After graduating from high school, Willie B. moved to Cocoa, Florida where he worked at Budweiser Brewing Company until he started his own business, Tyson Landscaping, and was self-employed until his health declined.  Willie B. was one of the first black-owned Landscaping Businesses in Brevard County.

 Wllie B. is survived by his daughters, Sabrina “Renee” Tyson and Wilonda “Missy” (Timothy) Floyd of Tallahassee, Florida; his son, Willis Tyson of Palm Bay, Florida; his grandchildren Eboni Jones, Chelsea Jackson, Tevin Floyd, Tyson Floyd, Shania Harris, Liana Tyson, Tiana Tyson, Willis Tyson Jr., and Keondre Tyson; his great granddaughter Essence Stephenson; his siblings Eddie (Bessie) Tyson, Albert Tyson Jr., Mary (Charles) Walker, Leroy (Dorothy) Tyson, JoAnn Hamilton, Linda (Bobby) Hampton, Marvin Tyson; and a host of uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, cousins, other relatives, and friends.

Willie B. touched the lives of many people with his fun, loving, and adventurous spirit. He will always be remembered for his love of family, friends, farming and his motorcycles. Willie B. was one of the founders of the Brevard County Cobra Motorcycle Club.  He was the President for many years and is well known throughout the United States as he attended events thoughout the states. Farming was his hearts passion and he will always be remembered for his collard greens and watermelons, which were two of the many vegetables that he grew and shared with the Cocoa, Florida Brevard County family and friends. The residents look forward to receiving the sweetest and freshest vegetables.

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 Service Program


September 4, 2020

12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Phillip & Wiley Mortuary
MELROSE, FL 32666-3902

Celebration of Life
September 5, 2020

12:00 PM
Bob Lov Cemetery
NE 177th Street
Starke, FL 32098

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