Leonard L. Hoyle
1935 - 2021
Forest Lawn West Funeral & Cremation Service
4601 Freedom Drive
Charlotte, NC
Leonard L. Hoyle
June 19, 1935 - September 22, 2021
Lake Wylie, South Carolina - Mr. Leonard "Hop" Hoyle, age 86, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, September 22, 2021. He was born June 19, 1935 in Charlotte, NC, to Ernest and Annie (Petus) Hoyle.
Leonard was preceded in death by both his parents; his brother's, Alfred and Dwight; great-granddaughter, Olivia; son-in-law, Ray Morris and the love of his life, wife of 59 years, Marceil Thornhill Hoyle.
He fought a courageous battle against Dementia over the past few years
Leonard was a member of Dilworth United Methodist Church, where he served as the Leader of the "Bowles" Sunday School Class. He served in the U.S. Army and was retired from Duke Power after 38 years.
He loved the game of golf and spent many years golfing and fishing at his second home in Oak Island, NC.
Left to cherish his memory are his brother, Grady (Linda); his five children, Bill Hoyle (Julie), Cindy Morris, Linda McKnight (Billy), Beverly Abbott (Ken) and Ginger Hickman (Mark); 15 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and 1 great, great-grandson. His family will miss him dearly.
Funeral Service 3 p.m. Sunday, September 26, 2021 at Forest Lawn West Funeral & Cremation Service, 4601 Freedom Drive, Charlotte, NC. Visitation 2 p.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. Burial in Forest Lawn West Cemetery. Condolences may be submitted at www.forestlawnwest.com.

Published by Charlotte Observer on Sep. 24, 2021.
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Please accept our sincere sympathy at this time of sorrow. Duke Alumni, Charlotte Chapter Polly Leviner, Chaplain
Polly Leviner
September 25, 2021
Had so many good times with hop playing golf with him and tucker johnson hop will be missed by many . may he rest in peace knowing GOD is with him
Robert Allison
September 25, 2021
I am so sorry for what you´re family is going thur but you know he is rejoicing with Jesus and your mom and Ray and he well again
Diane Martin
September 23, 2021
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. Thoughts and prayers. RIP Hop
Lisa Lowery Stallone
September 23, 2021
Grady and family, please except our sincerest condolences in the passing of your brother/uncle. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.
Jimmy & Rhonda Keistler
September 23, 2021
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