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LEROY KYLES, 68 ROCKFORD - Leroy Kyles, 68, of Rockford departed this earthly life Friday, June 27, 2014. Born December 29, 1945, in Jackson, TN; the son of Bedford and Sadie Kyles. He attended schools in Jackson. Leroy moved to Rockford in 1966, and married the former Charlotte Harris on November 23, 1970. He was employed by The Chrysler Corporation for 30 years before retiring December 19, 1999. Leroy loved fishing and his favorite fishing spot was at Levings Lake Park. Leroy leaves to cherish many loving memories, his wife, Charlotte Kyles; his daughter, Katina Kyles; two grandsons, Andre Alexander and Saavon Dawn; two great-granddaughters, Arsynai Alexander and Jordyn Dawn, all of Rockford; five stepchildren, Diana (James) Brown of Kansas City, MO, Lee Wainwright of Beloit, WI, Patricia Harris of Rockford, Robert (Yumi) Harris of Mountain View, CA, and Reginald (Sue) Pearson of Petaluma, CA; three sisters, Callie Thomas, Thelma (David) Haynes, and Sheila Kyles; four brothers, Wade, Fonzell, Edmon, and Bedford (Eunice) Kyles Jr., all of Jackson, TN; and a host of nephews, step grandchildren, relatives, and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents. The family would like to give a special thanks to the staff at Amberwood Care Center. Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, July 5, 2014, at Providence Baptist Church, 2209 Clifton Ave., Rockford, IL. The visitation is from 11 a.m. until the time of service. Pastor DeCarto Draper Jr. officiating. Arrangement entrusted to Carl E. Ponds Funeral Home, 2429 W. State St., Rockford, IL 61102.
Published in Rockford Register Star from July 3 to July 4, 2014
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