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Jim Lyle 73, of Troy

by The Western News
| October 31, 2011 10:09 AM

Jim Lyle, 73, died Oct. 24, 2011, at

his home in Troy surrounded by family and friends.

He was born April 17, 1938, at Oklahoma

City, Okla., to Jim and Elizabeth (Norman) Lyle. Jim grew up in the

Troy area and worked various jobs as a mechanic including

supervisor at the ASARCO mine.

Jim loved fishing, old westerns,

playing his guitar and singing with his friends and family, which

regularly included his best buddy Bob Cody and son Mike Norman.

He is survived by his wife Mary Jo;

sons Jim O’Neill and wife Audrey; Mike Norman and wife Pam;

daughters Terri Johnson and husband Rod; Brenda Orr and fiance Bob

Cochell; and Shana Lyle; brother Lee and wife Shiela; sisters Mona

Jellesed and husband Terry; Lyndeen Osborne and husband Ron; Debbie

Randolph and husband Sammy; stepchildren Joe, Sheena and Lee Ann;

numerous grandchildren, great- and great-great grandchildren and,

last but not least, his faithful dog Brandy.

Jim was preceded in death by his

daughter Becky; wife Shirley and brothers Gene, Daryl Ray and


Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov.

2, at the Troy Church of God.

Interment will be later in Miama,


Arrangements are under the care of

Schnackenberg & Nelson Funeral Home.