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William Sherrod Tyson Jr., 73, Charlotte Hall

William Sherrod Tyson Jr., 73, of Charlotte Hall, formerly of Upper Marlboro, died Feb. 6, 2012.

Born March 11, 1938, in Greenville, N.C., he was the son of the late William and the late Mary Tyson.

Mr. Tyson was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of the Union of Operating Engineers Local 77.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Irene Tyson.

He is survived by his children, Richard A. Tyson and his wife, Rita and Donna Cox and her husband, Dwight; grandchildren, Steven Tyson, Carly, Chad and Connor Cox; and siblings, Preston Tyson and Ann Storey.

Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. March 5 at Lee Funeral Home Calvert, Owings, where a service will be held at 11:30 a.m. March 6. Burial will take place at Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Cheltenham.

Memorial contributions may be made to Charlotte Hall Veterans Home, 29449 Charlotte Hall Road, Charlotte Hall, MD 20622.