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Gordon D. Pyle


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Gordon D. Pyle

Formerly of Washington - Gordon Douglas Pyle, 88, passed away on Sunday, April 1, 2018. He was a resident of Washington, New Jersey most of his life and had recently moved to Jacksonville, Florida. He was born in Asbury Park, New Jersey.

Gordon is preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Joyce and his parents Earl and Jean Pyle.

He is survived by his sister Beverly Knox; his son Richard Pyle and wife Susan of Jacksonville, Fl; his daughter Karen Banias and husband Keith of Brick, NJ; three grandchildren, Lee and his wife Chandra, Morgan and Cole; and sister-in-law Merillyn Davis.

Gordon graduated from Duke University with an Electrical Engineering degree and spent most of his professional career as an executive for JCP&L. He was a 1st Lieutenant in the US Air Force. He served during the Korean War flying in an F89 Scorpion. Gordon was as a deacon at the First Presbyterian Church in Washington for many years and also a former Rotary member.

Gordon had a passion for motorcycles. Some of his closest friends were those he rode with and he took many memorable road trips over the years. He was a founding member and past president of the 76 Riders Motorcycle Club. He also loved to follow Nascar racing and was loyal fan of Dale Earnhardt.

Gordon was beloved by all who knew him.

The family will receive relatives and friends for a viewing on Saturday April 7, 2018 from 10am until the 11am service at Weatherhead Young Funeral Home, 885 Mantoloking Rd., Brick, NJ 08723. Burial will follow at Monmouth Memorial Park, Tinton Falls, NJ.

Memorial donations may be made to: Tabby's Place - A Cat Sanctuary at tabbysplace.org. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.weatherheadyoung.com.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Apr. 4, 2018
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