Richard Carroll Lyle

Published 6:43 am Thursday, October 10, 2019

Richard Carroll Lyle, 79, of Plymouth died October 7, 2019 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.

Born June 28, 1940 in Washington County, he was the son of the late Ervin Etheridge Lyle and Mary Smith Lyle and was preceded in death by his wife Carolyn Lou Perry Lyle; sisters Ella Mae Lyle Davenport and Elaine Lyle; brothers Larry Lyle, Kermit Lyle and George Lyle. Richard retired from Weyerhaeuser with forty years’ service as a boiler operator. He was a member of First Baptist Church and volunteered at the Plymouth Food Pantry.

His family includes his son, Richard Carroll Lyle, Jr. and wife Lisa of Jamesville, N.C.; daughters, Marla Lyle Roundtree and husband Allen of Midland, TX. and Tanya Lyle King of Beaufort, N.C.; brother, James Lyle of Roper, N.C.; grandchildren, Devin Onks, Kayla King, Drew Lyle, Tanner Lyle, Dylan Roundtree, Kyle King and Addie Roundtree.

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Funeral service will be held October 14 at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church with Reverend Jimmy Hagwood and David Jones officiating. Burial will follow in the Roberson Cemetery in the Farm Life Community. Family will receive friends on October 14 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church and other times at the residence. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Plymouth Food Pantry.

Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Plymouth.  Online condolences may be made to the family at