John Jack Lyle

Age 98


John "Jack" Lyle (2019) was one of the legendary Tuskegee Airmen, the country's first African-American fighter group. He died in Chicago at the age of 98. For full obituary and coverage from, click here.

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To the remaining family of John"Jack" Lyle. It was exciting to learn of our true African American Black History of The Tuskegee Air men and their struggle to become Airmen. But at last John "Jack"Lyle has ended the struggle , only to awaken to a new day where everyone will stand equal to each other, no more inequality. But true freedom and peace forever. ISAIAH. 17, 21-22.

RIP Mr. Lyle. Your services and dedication to this country are appreciated.

Jack here is to you and your fellow "Red Tails". One movie my great grandsons love to watch is "Red Tails" I grew up during the war and served during the Koean War. Jim Payne Marshfield MO

I was born post WW2, and grew up in Chicago: wishing I could have known Mr Lyle so I could have personally thanked him for his bravery, and the service he provided to the world. I also wish to thank for becoming a member of the CPD too. Rest In Peace Sir. Your long, duty-filled life has earned that !

God's plan for your life was planned carefully and you accepted your role during that hostile, dangerous time in the history of the country. Rest in the Savior's arms brave man and thank you for helping beat back pure evil.

Susan, MI

My Father, Retired LTC. Vernon P. Sigo credits the Tuskegee Airmen with his survival as a B-17 navigator in WWII. Thank you Mr. Lyle and your "commitment to the mission."
God's Blessings

The bravery of the Tuskegee Airman was truly amazing. My deepest condolences to the Lyle family and friends for losing a true hero. May the God of all peace and comfort help you all to endure this difficult time. In the near future he will end all death, pain, and sorrow.

Thank You Sir for your service. I had the Honor of meeting one of your fellow Airman in Fla in 2007, unfortunately I cannot recall his name, but indeed was a Honor