David L. Pyle (81) of Effingham

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Published on July 12 2012 8:19 pm

David L. Pyle, 81, of  Effingham, passed away in his home Wednesday, July 11, 2012.

Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 16 at Hall Funeral Chapel in Effingham. Mr. Pyle's wishes were to be cremated. Cremation rites will be accorded. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Effingham County Humane Society. Online condolences may be left at www.hallfuneralchapel.com.

David was born May 23, 1931 in Carrier Mills, the son of Ozia and Altha (Davis) Pyle. He married Gail Ault August 20, 2000 in Roselawn, Indiana and she survives. David served in the U.S. Navy for 21 years, retiring in 1968. He later worked as a security officer.

Survivors include his wife, Gail; daughter, Nancy Smiejek of DeMontte, Ind.; step-son, Ben Wolfe; stepdaughter, Sara Wolfe, both of Effingham; grandsons, Michael Smiejek of DeMontte, Ind., Aaron Pyle and Zachary Pyle of Hammond, Ind.; sister, Lonabet (husband Jack) Kaselack of Santa Maria, Calif.

He was preceded in death by his parents.