Carl W. Lyles, 75, of Hot Springs went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 1, 2014.Â He was born Oct., 4, 1938 in Little Rock to the late James E. and Anna Lyles.
He served in the Army National Guard for nine years.
He retired as a supervisor from Lucent Technologies (Teletype) after 32 years of service.
He loved yard work, mowing grass and talking to people about the good old days.Â He never met a stranger and was willing to help everyone.Â He was a wonderful husband and father.
In addition to his parents, Carl was preceded in death by his brothers, Billy Lyles and Jimmy Daunis; a sister, Rosa Lee Hall; three aunts, Alma Babbitt, Elsie White and Mildred Daunis; and one uncle, Roy White.
Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Eileen (Shorty) Lyles; two sons, Wesley Lyles of Rogers and Phillip Lyles of Little Rock; a sister-in-law, Winnie Lyles of Benton; and his siblings, David Daunis (Gerry) of Washington and Genny Coletta (David ) of Illinois.
Funeral service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 4, at Roller-Ballard Funeral Home with Brother Wayne Johnson officiating.Â Burial will follow at Pinecrest Memorial Park.
Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Garland County Humane Society, P.O. Box 1484, Hot Springs, AR 71902.
Online guestbook: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/ballard.