Christopher Michael Pyles

Christopher Michael Pyles, age 50, of Buckhannon, W.Va., died Tuesday, September 27, 2022 with his lifelong partner, Karen Lynn Gimmel, in Buckhannon. He was born June 30, 1972 in Parkersburg, W.Va., a son of Norma Jean Griffith and the late Jerry Joseph Pyles.

He is survived by one daughter, Brittany Pyles, of Buckhannon; one son, Michael Pyles, of Buckhannon; one grandson, Elijah Deming, of Buckhannon; his mother, Norma Jean Proctor and husband Arlie; one brother, Timothy Roberts and wife Nicky, of Toccoa, Ga.; and one sister, Jerri Martin.

Christopher was a construction worker, a member of the NRA and an avid hunter.

Friends were received Thursday, October 6, 2022 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. A funeral service was held at 11 a.m. on Friday at the funeral home with the Rev. Ed Lowther officiating. In honoring Christopher’s wishes, he will be cremated after the services.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses. Online condolences may be made to the family at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.


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