December 11, 1946 - December 18, 2021
Phillip Wayne Lyles, Sr., affectionately known as “Pete” was born December 11, 1946, in Hopkinsville, Ky, to the late George Lyles, Jr. and Edith Whitsell Lyles. He accepted Christ at an early age and was a faithful member of Word of Faith Christian Center. Phillip was a graduate of Rosenwald High School and afterward he enlisted into the U.S. Airforce. After service he returned to Madisonville where he was employed by Peabody Coal and various other Coal companies. He left the coal mining industry and went to work for General Electric where he retired from. Phillip was a caring person who loved helping and blessing others. He was an avid fisherman and loved to hunt. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter: Tonya Lyles; brothers: William Edward Lyles, Robert Lyles, Sr., and Owen Thomas Garret; sisters: Barbara Gaitors and Vivian Young. He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife of 53 years, Carol Dickerson Lyles; children: Tamara Pickens of Merrillville, Indiana, Towanna Lyles and Phillip Lyles, Jr. of Madisonville, Kentucky, and Precious Shepard of Clarksville, Tennessee; grandchildren: Shekinah White of Owensboro, Kentucky, Princess Orr and Autumn Shepherd of Louisville, Kentucky, Javan Lyles, Shemya White, Travis Hobbs Jr., and Christian Orr of Madisonville, Kentucky, Autumn Pickens, and Mark Segrest II of Merrillville, Indiana; great-grandchildren: Bryson White and Aden Orr of Madisonville, Kentucky, Mark Segrest III, and Aleena Segrest from Merrillville, Indiana; brother: Sam (Helen) Combs from Madisonville, Kentucky; sister in law: Allie Lyles from Madisonville, Kentucky; and a host of other family and friends. A mask is required for all services.
Phillip Wayne Lyles, Sr., affectionately known as “Pete” was born December 11, 1946, in Hopkinsville, Ky, to the late George Lyles, Jr. and Edith Whitsell Lyles. He accepted Christ at an early age and was a faithful member of... View Obituary & Service Information
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