He had served in the US Army and was a farmer.
Survivors include his wife of 33 years, Sandra Syler; sons, Brad and Brian Syler of Winchester; daughter, Joy Martin of Murfreesboro; brother, James E. Syler of Winchester; and grandchildren, Jamie Syler, Cody Syler, Kayce Syler and Ericka Martin.
Visitation is 5-8 PM Monday at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be 11 AM Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at Moore-Cortner Chapel with Rev. Phillip Cleek officiating.
Interment at Franklin Memorial Gardens.
Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 1st Ave NW, Winchester, TN