ROCHESTER, Mich. — James Edmund Tyler, a former executive with BFGoodrich, Eldorado Tires and Hercules Tire & Rubber Co., has died. He was 85.
Mr. Tyler was born in Akron and graduated from the University of Akron. After serving in the U.S. Navy, Mr. Tyler embarked on a career in the tire industry.
A memorial gathering will be held on May 15 from 10 -11 a.m. at Pixley Funeral Home in Rochester. A private funeral service will take place.