Charles Frederick “Buddy” Pyles, Jr., 59, of Gallipolis, Ohio, went home to be with the Lord on January 22, 2013, at his home with his loving family at his side after a long battle with cancer. He was born on August 29, 1953, in Mason County, West Virginia, a son to the late Charles F. Pyles, Sr. and Lorene Hart Pyles. He retired as a plant welder after 33 years of service at the Kyger Creek Plant, and was a member of the Utilities Union.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Randy Pyles; and several aunts and uncles.
He is survived by his loving wife of 20 years, Debbi Spencer Pyles of Gallipolis, Ohio; two sons, Nathan Pyles of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Dr. Brandon Pyles of Cincinnati, Ohio; step-daughter, Holley Cummings of Cincinnati, Ohio; step-daughter, Amy Broward of Columbus, Ohio; sisters, Sharon Harvey of Racine, Ohio, and Shirley Stewart of Minersville, Ohio; six grandchildren, Andrew and Madeline Cummins, Brady and Isabella Pyles, and Evan and Tyler Broward; as well as many friends and neighbors.
A memorial service celebrating Buddy’s life will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 29, 2013, at the First Baptist Church on Fifth Street in Racine, Ohio, with Pastor Ryan Eaton officiating. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Friends may visit the family at the church from 2-4 p.m. prior to the service. Deal Funeral Home in Point Pleasant, West Virginia, is serving the family.
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