Luther Earl Pye

Luther Earl Pye

INMAN, SC-- Luther Earl Pye, 90, of Inman, SC, died Saturday, September 28, 2013, at his home. Born July 6, 1923, in Spartanburg, he was the son of the late Gilbert and Pearl Rhineheart Pye. He was a WWII veteran of the U.S. Army and owner of Main Street Hardware in Inman. After his retirement, Luther was the train conductor at Cleveland Park.
Surviving is his wife of 72 years, Helen Lytle Pye; children, Luke Pye (Iris) of Inman, SC, Gail Finley of Wilmington, NC, and Jody Pye (Tammie) of Spartanburg, SC; grandchildren, Emily Pye of Greenville, SC, Luke Pye, III of Inman, SC, Jimmy Finley, Jr. of Wilmington, NC, and Lisa Causey of Leland, NC; four great-grandchildren; and a sister, Mary Horton of Inman, SC.
Visitation will be 2:00-3:45 PM Tuesday, October 1, 2013, at Floyd's Boiling Springs Chapel, 4161 Hwy 9 North, Boiling Springs, SC 29316. Funeral services will follow at 4:00 PM at the chapel, conducted by the Rev. Al Phillips and the Rev. Tony Didway. Burial with military rites by the SC State Guard Honors Team will follow in Boiling Springs Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to Mobile Meals Services, P.O. Box 461, Spartanburg, SC 29304.
The family is at the home.
An online guest register is available at
Floyd's Boiling Springs Chapel


Funeral Home

Floyd's Boiling Springs Chapel
4081 Highway 9 Boiling Springs, SC 29316
(864) 578-7235

Published in Spartanburg Herald-Journal from Sept. 30 to Oct. 1, 2013