Deryck Pyles, Sr.
Published 10:34 am Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Graveside services for Mr. Deryck Pyles, Sr. will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, November 6, 2021, at Woodlawn Cemetery in Whigham, Georgia. Rev. Bob Knight will officiate.
Mr. Deryck Laverne Pyles, age 68, of Ochlocknee, Georgia, died July 13, 2021, at the home of his sister, Katherine. He was born December 28, 1952, in Cairo, Georgia, to Laverne and Juanita Pyles.
Deryck attended Whigham High School and served in the U.S. Army. Deryck worked many years in construction and was a skilled carpenter. He was an accomplished artist and enjoyed working on cars as well as drawing them.
Mr. Pyles is survived by his son, D. J. Pyles (Tiffany); siblings, Katherine Elliott (Bruce), Deveni Jacobs, James Pyles (Joyce), and Patricia McElhaney (Elwood); and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Elbert Laverne Pyles and Juanita Rehberg Pyles.
A special thanks to Melissa Edwards and Rasheka Turner of Hospice of Southwest Georgia for their exceptional care and kindness. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Southwest Georgia, P. O. Box 1114-A, Thomasville, GA 31792 or the American Cancer Society, P. O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73123.
On-line condolences may be sent at www.Coxfuneral.net. Cox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.