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Citrus Grower & Realtor
BARTOW - Milton Wilson Lyle, age 92, of Bartow, FL, passed away peacefully, from natural causes on September 30, 2012.
Milton was born and raised in Bartow; he was a graduate of Summerlin Institute, and a WWII veteran of the Army Air Corp as a crew member on B-17's and B-29's.
He was a retired citrus grower and was a realtor.
He was a lifetime member of the ARP church; a past president of the Bartow Board of Realtors, a member of the Bartow Lions Club, and the American Legion. He was a charter member of the Peace River Country Club and served as a director.
Milton was predeceased by his parents (W.A. and Estelle Lyle), sisters (Opal Garrett and Louise Anderson); brothers (Ray-mond Lyle, Grantham Lyle, Joe Lyle, Clifford Lyle, and wife Doris Collins Lyle, his son's mother). Milton is survived by his wife Anita Doke Lyle, Anita's daughter Susan Brooks (Bob) of Charlotte, North Carolina, his sister Lucile Hastings of San Antonio, Texas, and his son Robert Jamison (Carol) of Atlanta.
Milton ("Papa") loved and adored his grandchildren and great grandchildren: grandson Scott Jamison (Darice) and their children Zachary, Patrick and Lisa of Atlanta; and granddaughter Cindy Jamison Taylor (Tim) and their children Katie, Emily and Mason of Dyersburg, Tennessee.
In lieu of flowers please send donations to Grace Manor Suites Assisted Living in Lakeland, FL. or the ARP Church in Bartow, FL.
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, October 3rd at 11:00 A.M. in the Whidden-McLean Funeral Home Chapel. The Reverend Rob Patrick will officiate. Visitation with the family will be prior to the service at 10:00 A.M. in the funeral home.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.whiddenmcleanfuneralhome.com
Published in Ledger on Oct. 2, 2012