Terry L. Pyles, age 72, of Scio passed away on Veterans Day, Friday, November 11, 2022 at Valley Hospice, Steubenville.
Born June 21, 1950 in Dennison he was a son of the late John Paul Pyles and Beadie Slates Pyles. After graduating from Scio High School in 1968 he went to Diesel and Auto Mechanic School in Nashville. He was raised on a farm and was a hard worker all of his life. Terry mowed yards, milked cows and worked at the Scio Roller Rink in his younger years, then he worked at Guess Motors, the Scio Sale Barn and retired from Timken Roller Bearing after 31 years of service.
Terry was also a Vietnam Veteran who honorably served in the Army in Thailand and Cambodia. He belonged to the Scio American Legion Post 482 and was a devoted member of their honor guard. He was also a member of the Scio Sportsman’s Club. He loved horses, dogs, riding motorcycles and 4-wheelers.
In 1976 he married Karmie Stull Pyles at Scio Presbyterian Church. On September 23, 1977 they were blessed with a son, JP William Pyles, who was the love of their lives. He was tragically called home to the Lord in 2006.
Surviving in addition to his loving and devoted wife, are a sister Paulette Heavener and a brother Perry Pyles.
The family would like to thank everyone who helped Terry over the years, including Craig Brokaw, who was their son’s godfather.
Services will be held Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at 2 pm in Koch Funeral Home, Scio with Pastor Dixie Hendricks officiating. Burial will follow in Conotton Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday prior to the service from 12-2 pm at the funeral home.