Lyle Maddox

Obituary of Lyle Maddox

Lyle Lorin Maddox passed away August 6th at St. Luke’s Hospital in Meridian, Idaho. Lyle was born August 22, 1919, at the family homestead outside of Weiser, Idaho. He was the second son of Ora Logan Maddox and Treasure Sevy Maddox. Lyle had three brothers, Dwight, Martin, Clark, and one sister Imogene Maddox Murray. Dwight and Martin preceded Lyle in death. Clark lives in Redding, Oregon, and Imogene lives in Cottage Grove, Oregon. Lyle married Mary Humphrey Maddox, August 30th, 1946, in Boise, Idaho. They had five children, Kenneth, Eagle, Idaho; Fred, Idaho Falls, Idaho; Ronald, Scottsdale, Arizona; Sharon States, Idaho Falls, Idaho; and Shirley Griffel, Swan Valley, Idaho. Lyle has 10 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren. Lyle was a sergeant in the U. S. Army from 1941 to 1945 serving overseas in the Aleutian Islands. Lyle worked as a truck driver out of Boise, Idaho, and drove bus for Idaho National Laboratory in Idaho Falls, Idaho, where he retired as a bus driver in 1986. Lyle’s hobbies included training upland game bird dogs, hunting, horses, and fishing. In 1989, Lyle married Pauline, she preceded him in death on December 27, 2011. Lyle was always thankful for the time he spent with family. He enjoyed life and lived it to the fullest. He will be greatly missed. Lyle had recently reunited with his former wife, Mary Sterner and moved to Meridian, Idaho. Mary and Lyle enjoyed a short time together in their new home before Lyle was admitted to the hospital. A viewing will be hosted at Accent Funeral Home, 1303 N. Main Street, Meridian, Idaho, from 7:00- 9:00 PM, Friday, August 10th. Services will be held on Saturday, August 11th at 10:30 AM at Thomason Funeral Home, 221 E. Court Street, Weiser, Idaho, followed by graveside services at Mann Creek Cemetery. Remembrances may be left for the family at www.AccentFuneral.com
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