Funeral Services for Mr. Michael “Mike” Eugene Lyle, 55, of Ringling, are scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday, June 21, 2018, at the First Baptist Church of Ringling with Scott Renfro officiating. Interment will follow at the Ringling Memorial Cemetery. Services are under the care and direction of Alexander Funeral Home of Ringling.
Mike was born on July 27, 1962, in Ringling, to the late Mr. William Buford “Beezer” Lyle and Mrs. Ruby Louise (Hunter) Lyle. He departed this life on Saturday evening June 16, 2018, at his home in Wilson.
Mike was raised in Ringling and graduated from Ringling High School in 1980. He married the former Vickie Mitchell on Nov. 7, 1980, at Waurika. They have always made there home in Ringling. Mike worked initially for Emmitt Morris and then in the Oil field on drilling rigs before becoming employed for Michelin. He was employed for Michelin for several years. Mike was most well known for buying and selling farm equipment and tractors. He loved dealing with tractors and owned and operated Classic Tractors and Parts for several years in Ringling. Mike was a great father and grandfather, always looking out for his family. His love never ended for them and his friends and he was always trying to help others.
Preceding him in death are his parents and his second set of parents, whom helped raise him, Raymond and Virginia Lyle; he also was preceded in death by his very best friend, Wayne Barnett.
Survivors include his wife Vickie of the home; sons, Brandon Lyle and wife Susan, Brett Lyle and Jessica of Ringling and Aaron Lyle of Wilson; daughters, April Lyle and Austin Dodd of Healdton and Megan Lyle of Wilson; sisters, Sandy Lyle of Ringling and Rachel Cain of Ardmore; 5 grandchildren, Braden Lyle, Chloe Lyle, Kaiden Lyle, Jayden Tanner and River Dodd; numerous other family and friends.
Casket bearers are Davey Hammons, Charlie Lyle, Dustin Riley, Austin Dodd, Jeremy Cunningham, Alan Wallace and Bobby Blain.
Honorary Bearers are Tony Lyle, Larry Blankenship, Don Miller, Robbie Mitchell, Rick Austin, Larry Roberts, Paul Roberts, Raygan Cain, Blake Morriss, Cody Black and Butch Scifres.
Family visitation will be held Wednesday evening from 5 to 7 p.m. at Alexander Funeral Home in Ringling.
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