Elvin A. Tyson



Mr. Elvin Albert Tyson, 73, died Wednesday morning, July 12, 2017, at Vidant Medical Center. A native of Greene County, he was born March 28, 1944, the son of Robert “Buck” and Annie Laurie Tyson. An electrician by profession and trade, Elvin owned and operated the former Eastern Control Systems before his retirement. He was a member of Grimsley OFWB Church where he had served in several church offices.

His surviving family includes his wife, Sandra Shingleton Tyson of the home; daughter, Tonya Tyson and companion, Scott Morrison of Goldsboro; son, Chad Tyson and wife, Amy of Snow Hill; granddaughters, Ashley Tyson of Goldsboro and her companion, Eric Hudson of Sandy Bottom, Paige Tyson and Hayleigh Tyson, both of Snow Hill; sisters, Nancy T. Murphy and Annette T. Taylor and husband, Gary, both of Snow Hill; and a brother, Bobby Tyson and wife, Barbara of Snow Hill.

Funeral services will be held 11 AM Saturday, July 15, at the chapel of Taylor-Tyson Funeral Service with Reverend Keith Phillips and Reverend Todd Sutton officiating. Interment will immediately follow at the Snow Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends 6 – 8 PM Friday at the funeral home and other times at the home, 103 Edgemont Drive, Snow Hill. Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to Grimsley OFWB Church, c/o Nancy Murphy, 450 Pridgen Road, Snow Hill, NC 28580. Online condolences at www.taylor-tyson.com