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Christopher Ronald Pyle  

Christopher Ronald Pyle

March 29, 1972 – October 17, 2016

Christopher Ronald Pyle, age 44, of Elkton, MD, passed away tragically along with his father, William R. Pyle, at the family’s home as a result of a house fire which occurred on Monday, October 17, 2016.

Chris was born in Wilmington, DE on March 29, 1972, and was the son of the late William R. Pyle and Carol D. Pyle . He worked in the construction industry for a number of years and was self-employed.
Chris adored his children and was actively involved in their lives. He enjoyed playing softball and spending time with his friends in his spare time.

In addition to his father, Chris was preceded in death by his daughter, Layla Elise Pyle. He is survived by his mother, Carol D. Pyle of Newark, DE; children, Aiden, Bianca and Elise Pyle, and their mother, Maple Soukup, all of Wilmington, DE; sisters, Wendy L. Johnson of Elkton, MD and Dawn Pyle of Newark, DE; and nieces, Alison and Kristen Johnson.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 12 Noon on Thursday, October 27, 2016 at the White Clay Creek Presbyterian Church, 15 Polly Drummond Hill Rd, Newark, DE, where a memorial service will be held at 12 Noon. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, a fund has been established to assist with funeral expenses and education costs for Chris’ children. Contributions can be made by visiting

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  1. Eric wample, October 21, 2016

    I did not know Chris for a long time… But a long time was not needed. Absolutley wonderful person.

    • Kara Clarke, October 21, 2016

      It’s been years since I’ve seen Chris but I remember him being a wonderful, fun and loving person. So sorry this tragedy occurred. May God bless his children and family.

  2. Tobi Fitzgerald, October 21, 2016

    I just ran into Chris a few weeks ago at the movies. He approached me to talk. I wish i knew that was going to be the last time I had the pleasure of talking to him. This is such a great loss and he and his father Ronnie will be missed by many. God bless Carol, Dawn, Wendy, the whole Pyle family, Chris’ children, Maple, and all of their very eear friends like Shawn and Rob. I pray that you begin to heal and know that there are two angels looking down on you from heaven. You will all be reunited again.

  3. Jacci Cook, October 22, 2016

    So sorry for your loss.. still in shock about this.. God bless you all

  4. Kim Bailey, October 22, 2016

    I am truly sorry for the pain you are going through right now. We read at Ecclesiastes 9:11 that unexpected events effect us all. As we patiently wait for God to restore to life our loved ones in paradise on earth, may the love of family and friends bring you comfort at this time. (Acts 24:15, Psalms 37:29) May the God of comfort be with you during this difficult time.

  5. Jasmine Willis, October 24, 2016

    I am so sorry for your loss. I cannot imagine the grief you must be experiencing, but I pray that you receive comfort from your loved ones and from the “God of all comfort” during this difficult time. – 2 Corinthians 1:3,4

  6. Walter Myslewicz, October 24, 2016

    I was shocked to hear of Chris’s ending. He was doing so well and I thoroughly enjoyed being with him. I’m so glad he got to spend the last few weeks with his dad doing what they loved to do together.

  7. Dave & Mary Politakis, October 24, 2016

    So sorry to hear about this tragedy. Praying for all of you.

  8. Marien Parsons, October 25, 2016

    So sorry for your loss, sending prayers to your family.

  9. Jason and Lisa Queem, October 27, 2016

    Very sorry to hear…. prayers to all…

  10. Mr. & Mrs. Lynn Keene, October 29, 2016

    May God be with you and Chris’ children.


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