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May 17, 2011

JAMES PYLE James Olden Pyle, Sr. 87, of 462 East Fairlawn Drive died ,Tuesday, May 17, 2011, at his home. He was born October 13, 1923, in Clifton Forge a son of the late James Ira and Maude Dill Pyle. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, five sisters and one half-sister. Mr. Pyle served with the United States Army during World War II. Jimmy had retired in 1985 as a Certified Life Underwriter agent for the Life of Virginia Insurance Company after over 40 years of service. During his career he was named to the President's Honor Council for 12 consecutive years and was a member of the Million Dollar Roundtable. He was a longtime member of the South Covington United Methodist Church where he had served as an Usher for many years. He was a member of the Covington Lions Club. Surviving are his Wife of 68 years, Bethel Martin Pyle of Covington; two Sons, James O. Pyle, Jr. of Stuarts Draft and Gregory L. Pyle and his Wife, Carol, of Wendell, NC; Two Daughters, Tina Kincaid and her Husband, David, and Beth Williams and her Husband, Robert, all of Hampton; nine grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, one great great granddaughter, one Sister, Virginia Ritchie, of Newport News and a number of nieces and nephews. Interment will be made in Alleghany Memorial Park. Online guest registration is available at
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