Gary T. Pyle, while moving from Alamogordo, NM., to Joplin, Mo., died Thursday, Aug. 7, 2008, in Vinita. His death followed a lengthy illness. He was 58.

Mr. Pyle was born in Rockford, IL, on April 26, 1950, to Mikey and Marion (Hammond) Pyle. He was a retired copper miner, having worked for the San Manuel Mining Co., in Arizona.

He married Sandra J. Goodwin on July 25, 1980, in Tucson, AZ. She survives, of the home.

He is also survived by a son and his wife, Nicholas and Geri Pyle of Ft. Dodge, Iowa, and a granddaughter, Charli Paige Pyle of Ft. Dodge.

No services are planned.

Arrangements provided by Adcock Funeral Home in Afton.