Mr. Frank (Frankie) Owen Tyler, 73 of Oxford and Panama City Beach, FL. passed away at his home in Panama City Beach on December 17, 2011. Frankie was born in Rockmart, Ga. to the late John and Jackie Tyler. He had worked in the Hotel Industry but he really preferred to live his life on his own terms. He recently stated “I never thought I would live past 40 and the last 32 years have been a gift.” Frankie is survived by his ex-wife and friend Gail Tyler, sons Tim Tyler and Dane and Dione Tyler and his grandchildren Chantz, Madison, Morgan and Kendyl. A Memorial service for Frankie will be held on Tuesday December 20, 2011 at 2:00 PM in the chapel of Wheeler Funeral Home. “We will all miss the stories he had to tell and the ones he had yet to tell.” Wheeler Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 770-786-7111