William “Sonny” Richard Lyle, born October 18, 1943, in Corley TX, passed from this life on January 4, 2022, in Texarkana TX. He was 78 years old.
Sonny is preceded in death by his wife Susan Lee (Hill) Lyle; parents William “Bill” Pinky Lyle and Inez Lyle; and nephew Dennis Lolies. He is survived by his son Timmy Hackney and wife Melissa of Maud TX, and Jeff “The Boy” Sullivan and wife Ileana of Ft Worth TX; daughters Cindy “Pepuki” Campbell and husband Darren of Texarkana TX and Angie Scott Lewis of New Boston TX; and sister Betty Childers of Maud TX.
Sonny was a United States Army veteran and honorably served our country. He retired from Red River Army Depot and was a Mason. He loved being around and spending time with his family and friends. His true passion was for playing music. Sonny could play any instrument he picked up, but the piano, fiddle, and bass were his favorites. He enjoyed singing and entertaining others around him. Sonny was a great father and grandfather, and he will be deeply missed.
A visitation for the family and friends of Mr. William “Sonny” Lyle will be held on Tuesday, January 11, 2022, at Trinity Full Gospel Church in Corley TX from 1:00pm until 2:00pm. A funeral service in his honor will follow immediately beginning at 2:00pm. Interment will be at Old Union Cemetery in Simms TX. All are invited to attend and can dress casually, as Sonny would have wished.