Brad Lyle

Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Brad Lyle, 63, of Cape Girar-deau died Monday, Oct. 29, 2007, at his home.

He was born Jan. 16, 1944, in New Orleans, son of Adrian Baldwin and Rosalie Hobbs Lyle. He and Wanda Mayberry were married Aug. 1, 1963, in Cape Girardeau.

Lyle was a 1962 graduate of Central High School and earned a bachelor of science degree in psychology from Southeast Missouri State University.

He was a salesman for Shivelbine's Music Store 40 years. He previously served on the Cape Girardeau Police Auxiliary and the University Police at Southeast Missouri State University.

In addition, he was a musician in the Cape Girardeau area and played for Lou Hobbs, The Runaways and many other bands. Lyle was a member of Eagles Aerie 3775.

Survivors include his wife, Wanda; a son, John Lyle; a daughter, Kelly (Jay) Purcell, all of Cape Girardeau; a sister, Linda Mefford of Amarillo, Texas; five grandchildren, Ryan Lyle, and Austin, Miranda, Dayton, and Reece Purcell.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. Words from friends will be shared, beginning at 7.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Fairmount Cemetery, with the Rev. Cy Smith officiating.