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“I am so sorry to hear of Tyler passing away. I worked with him many years ago at Candeo. He was so good natured and dependable. My heart goes out to...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Haley Wedmore - Clive, IA

“I am so sorry for your loss, My thoughts and prayers are with your family during this time. Tyler was a great friend and coworker and will be missed...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Angrla Ballew - Des Moines, IA

“I truly enjoyed working with Tyler. He was always smiling and ready to help. I pray he is at rest with his father in Heaven. Sending my prayers...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Julie Bates - Des Moines, IA

“Tyler was a great kid! We worked at ADP together and hung out. So sorry for your loss. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Eric Barkema - Coworker

“Tyler,Thank you for being a great friend!! I will always remember the times we had growing up, building forts in your backyard or the days at the...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Aaron Rutter - Madrid, IA

“Tyler We watched you grow up up from when you were a baby to a very special man! I always loved it when you laughed as a baby it was very special and...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Connie Oberender - Huxley, IA

“Tyler you will always be remembered for your big heart and great personality! Uncle Mike and I will always remember the fun times we had with you...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Connie Oberender - Huxley, IA


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Tyler Jon Smyth, 35, of Ankeny passed away June 14, 2017.
A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held at a later date.
Tyler was born on June 12, 1982 in Des Moines, Iowa to Richard Craig Smyth and Patricia Lynn (Oberender) Pirtle. Tyler grew up living in Slater, Iowa with his family. He is graduated of Ballard High School.
Tyler worked as an insurance claim specialist for ADP. He enjoyed the outdoors, spending time with his friends and family, and he truly loved helping people. Tyler had many hobbies throughout his life, such as riding dirt bikes and four wheelers, shooting at the range, fishing, and his passion for RC cars.
He is survived by his mother Patricia Pirtle; his brother Richard Smyth of Slater; his 3 sisters Rosie Zempel of Ankeny, Becky Hickle of Ankeny, Maria Herrera of Ankeny; his grandfather Orville Oberender of Ankeny; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and friends.
Tyler is preceded in death by his father, Richard Craig Smyth; stepfather Tom Pirtle; and his grandmother Beverly Ann Oberender.