Dorsey Ray Pyles
Dorsey Ray Pyles, 90, of Fort Ashby, died Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, at home.
Born Aug. 27, 1928, in Wiley Ford, he was the son of the late William Earl Pyles and Iva Leona (Landis) Pyles. He was also preceded in death by his beloved wife, Helen; and two brothers, twin Donald Pyles and William "Bill" Pyles.
Mr. Pyles had worked in construction having been a life-time member of Laborers International Union of North America, Local 616. Over the years, Mr. Pyles had worked for George Construction Co., Hazelwood Construction, Phoenix Construction, and I.A. Construction.
He belonged to Berean Independent Baptist Church.
Dorsey loved being a member of the Silver Strings Band, where he played the fiddle and the drums.
Survivors include his six children, Dave R. Pyles and wife, Shirley, Fort Ashby, Darlene Saville and husband, Roger, Points, Mike Pyles and wife, Ann, Fort Ashby, Kathy Barnes and husband, Harley, Fort Ashby, Rusty Pyles and wife, Sheila, Fort Ashby, and Pam Brown and husband, Lee, Short Gap; grandchildren, Jason, Adam, Renee, Amy, Marc, Mandy, Ashlee, Ben, Billy, Shawn, and Nathan; great-grandchildren, Alex, Corbin, Cameron, Cooper, Aubree, Caleb, Beckett, Owen, Natalie, Tyler, Wyatt, Natalie, Finn, Emilia, Jocelyn, Alex, Maria, Zoe, Kaylee, Brandon, Dylan, and James; and one great-great-grandson, Michael.
Friends will be received at Berean Independent Baptist Church, Dans Run Road, Fort Ashby, on Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. and Saturday 10 to 11 a.m.
The funeral service will follow on Saturday at 11 a.m. with Pastor Richard Riley officiating.
Interment will be in Fort Ashby Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Berean Independent Baptist Church, P.O. Box 335, Fort Ashby, WV 26719.
The family would like to thank the 5th Floor Progressive Care unit at WMHS and Marsha Combs of Potomac Valley Hospice for the kind, compassionate care provided to Dorsey.
Published on August 20, 2019


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Cindy Shanholtz
Aug 24, 2019
So very sorry to hear of Ray’s passing. I will keep the family in my prayers and thoughts. Ray and Helen were very nice neighbors.