|By Louise "Mickey" Head (Cidaa1) on Wednesday, June 16, 2010 - 08:48 am: Edit|
The Rev Arcy Wayne Lyle, 81, of Owensboro, KY died Monday, 14 June 2010, at Owensboro Medical Health Systems. He was born to Frank and Lucy Lyle in Scottsville on 25 August 1928. In 1946, he enlisted in the military and subsequently served in the Korean and Vietnam wars for which service he received a Bronze Star, a Purple Heart and a Vietnamese Honor Medal. After 21 years of duty, mostly as a criminal investigator, he retired as a Chief Warrant Officer 2. In 1967, Arcy entered the United Methodist Ministry and in 1969, he graduated from Kentucky Wesleyan College. When he retired in 1995, he had served as a pastor of 21 churches in the Louisville Conference of the UMC. After his formal retirement, he continued his service to both God and country in his role as chaplain for the Criminal Investigation Division Agents Association. Rev Lyle was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters, and two brothers.
His survivors include his wife of 58 years, Lenette Amburgey Lyle; a son, Joe Lyle (Deborah) of Morris Plains, NJ; daughters Chris Hart (Branson) of Owensboro, Vicki Combs (John) of Owensboro, Lisa Mascenik of Evansville, IN, and Sandy Atkinson of Nashville, TN; grandchildren Rachel, Erin, Lauren, Jaime, Jarred, Marlee and Alexis; and great-grandchildren Bailey, Parker, Logan, Garrett, Eric and Michael.
Services are at 10: AM 17 June in the chapel of Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory, Owensboro. Visitation is from 3: to 8: PM 16 June and after 9: AM on 17 June at the funeral home. Burial is in Owensboro Memorial Gardens.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to either Hospice of Western Kentucky or Masonville United Methodist Church. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.glennfuneralhome.com. (Thanks to Bill Ambrose)