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.