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Obituary: Randall Edwin Pyles, 64, Knifley, KY

He was a member of a large, respected Adair Co., KY, family. He was a timber cutter by trade

Randall Edwin Pyles, 64, 1310 Ray Williams RD, Knifley, KY, passed away Friday, February 19, 2010 at 7:20pmCT, at his home after an illness.

He was the son of the late Johnny and Ellen Rosie Sallee Pyles.

The funeral service Monday, February 22, 2010 at 11amCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY, with Bro. John Harold Giles and Bro. Edward Brown the officiating clergy. Interment will be in the Quinn Cemetery, 236 Tucker Warren RD, at Knifley, KY. Visitation is after 4:30pmCT, Sunday, February 21, 2010, at the funeral home.

Randall Edwin Pyles, Adair Co., KY (1945-2010)

He was the son of the late Johnny and Ellen Rosie Sallee Pyles. He was born on September 29, 1945, and died February 19, 2010 in Knifley, Adair Co., KY, at the age of 64 years, 4 months, and 21 days.

He was a timber cutter by trade.

He is survived by his wife, Odene West Pyles, of Knifley, KY and the following:
  • One daughter: Randa Meece and husband Earl of Knifley, KY.

  • Four sons: Steve Pyles and wife Donna of Columbia, KY,; Mitchell Pyles and wife Tamera of Knifley, KY; Nicky Pyles and wife Ambika of Breeding, KY; and Marty Pyles and wife Jenifer of Knifley, KY.

  • Four brothers: Travis Pyles and wife Imogene, Gleason Pyles and wife Tina of Columbia, KY; Billy Pyles of Russell Springs, KY; and Tommy Pyles and wife Pat of Florida

  • Four sisters: Shirley Brown and husband Edward, Norma Miller and husband Dean, Joyce Giles and husband Charles, all of Columbia, Ky. and Kay Wethington of Horse Cave, KY

  • Thirteen grandchildren

  • Several nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends
He was preceded in death by a daughter Roxanna Mae Pyles on March 21, 1985;and one sister and five brothers, Paulette Gabehart, Donald Ray Pyles, Johnnie Keith Pyles, J. D. Pyles, Teddy Pyles and Eddie Dean Pyles.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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