Virginia Tyson
Virginia Tyson
Virginia Tyson

Obituary of Virginia Tyson

Virginia Lee Westfall was born in Richmond, West Virginia on December 22, 1931, to Russell and Anna Virginia Westfall. She was the second born of four children.  Her siblings are Carl Westfall (deceased), Helen Westfall, and Lois Henderson. They moved to Seattle, WA when Virginia was 9 years old.

Her father made the move across the country first.  When he found work, he sent for the rest of his family. Anna Virginia then followed, traveling by train with all four children; the youngest, Lois being only 1 year old.They settled in Seattle and raised their family on Beacon Hill.

Bobbie graduated from Garfield High School and went to work for Sears and Roebuck in downtown Seattle. While working there she met her husband of 62 years, Bill Tyson. They have three children, Scott, Kim and Karol.

They raised their family in Tacoma, Washington.  Bobbie was a "Homemaker" and she loved her profession. She did it well!   She was so dearly loved by all her family. 


Bobbie is survived by her husband Bill, son Scott (Trish) Tyson, daughter Kim Hall, daughter Karol (David) Giusti, sister Helen Westfall and sister Lois (David) Henderson.  She has six grandchildren, Michael, Jessica, Alisha, Jennay, Jamie and Sean.  She has eight great grandchildren Damon, Kayel, Moya, Raegan, Rose, Levi, Lucas and Roman......plus 2 more on the way!