March 6, 1935 ~ August 12, 2021
Born in: Buncombe Co., NC
Resided in: Salem, SC
Marvin Olan Kyle, Jr., 86, of Salem, SC, passed away Thursday, August 12, 2021.
A native of Buncombe Co., NC, Mr. Kyle was a son of the late Marvin Olan Kyle, Sr., and Lillie Gasperson Kyle. He was also preceded in death by two infant children.
Mr. Kyle was a member of Oak Grove Christian church. He enjoyed farming and was a devoted caretaker of his wife until his passing.
Mr. Kyle was a veteran of the U.S. Army, and worked in the research department at BASF. He was an Angus Cattle farmer, known for the prestigious genetic line of his cattle at the Maple Knoll Angus Farm. He was a member of the NC Cattleman’s Association, the Angus Association, and on the Board of Directors for the NC Angus Association.
Surviving is his wife of 61 years, Mary Jeanne Scott Kyle; daughters, Marlene Ball of Waynesville, and Juanita Sanders (Steve) of Asheville; sons, Scotty Kyle (Gidget) of Arden, and Michael Kyle (Nichole) of Nebo; 9 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 21, in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Pisgah View Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Burial: August 21, 2021 3:00 pm
Pisgah View Memorial Park
1529 Smoky Park Highway
Candler, NC 28715