Lyle O. Cyrus, 88, died on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, of natural causes at St. Luke’s Wood River hospital where he was taken after a sudden illness.
He was born July 28, 1924, in Campbell County, Va., the son of Munford C. and Martha Jane (Reynolds) Cyrus.
Lyle lived in Virginia until 1952, then moved to Washington, Maryland and Massachusetts for his work for Trailways Transportation Bus Co. as maintenance supervisor for the Eastern U.S. from Boston to Washington, D.C. In retirement, he lived in California City, Calif., for 30 years. After retiring the first time, he worked as supervisor of CSC Vehicle and Communications Towers maintenance for 10 years at Edwards Air Force Base.
Lyle spent many years in Hailey after retiring the second time. He was veteran of World War II, serving with the Army.
Surviving family members include his wife, Marie Cyrus of Hailey; his daughter, Joanne Frank; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and many surviving relatives throughout the United States. His son, Reginald Lyle Cyrus, preceded him in death. He was loved and will be missed.
A celebration of Lyle’s life is planned for a later date. Friends may visit www.woodriverchapel.com to leave a message for the family, share a photo or story, or light a candle.