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Charles Machir Pyles, 38, of Lexington, died Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017, at the St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. Born in Louisville, he was the son of Susan Johnson Wade and James A. Wade of Lexington, and the late William Machir Pyles, DVM. A pressman and former employee of Minuteman Press and the Harrodsburg Herald, he graduated from Mercer County High School, where he was in the band and was on the Y swim team. A member of the Versailles United Methodist Church, he served as a trustee, had helped with Bible school, and was involved in the activities of the church. Additional survivors include a sister, Laura Kelly (Jacob Bowlin), Murray; a niece, Olivia Kelly; a nephew, Cole Kelly; five aunts, Dr. Pam Johnson and Paula (Joe) Hubbard, both of Harrodsburg, Jane Collins, Maysville, Grace (Phillip) Yunker, Maysville, and Elizabeth (Mason) Berry, LaGrange; and several nieces and nephews. Services were conducted Sunday, Jan. 8, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Tim Thompson. Committal and burial were held Monday at the Lexington Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Versailles United Methodist Church Building Fund, 210 N. Court St., Versailles, KY 40383.

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