Tyrone Williams Dirke, Sr., 73, of Columbus, GA passed away on Saturday, September 26, 2020 at St. Francis Hospital. A funeral service will be held at Vance Brooks Funeral Home, 4048 Macon Road, Columbus, GA on Thursday, October 1, 2020 beginning at 2:00 pm with Rev. Ricky Ward officiating. The interment will conclude at Parkhill Cemetery.
Tyrone was born on June 8, 1947 in San Antonio, TX to the late George Dirke and Lovey Mae East Dirke. He proudly served his country in the United States Army for several years.
Survivors include his loving and devoted wife of 15 years, Patricia Dirke; daughters, Kesho Dirke-Williams (Derrick) of Portland, OR and Teresa Foster of Locust Grove, OK; sons, Tyrone Dirke, Jr. of Mauk, GA, Nathaniel Dirke of Ft. Worth, TX, and Jeriell Dirke of Mauk, GA; and 11 grandchildren.