Lisle “Lyle” Gaylord, 83, of Berea, passed away Saturday, February 1, 2014. Lyle was born November 29, 1930 in Cleveland, to the late Lisle and Winifred (nee Goers) Gaylord. He had resided in Cleveland for many years prior to moving to Florida for five years and then returned to Medina and the last two years in Berea.
Lyle was a five year United States Navy veteran, serving as a Journalist for four years in the Korean Conflict. Lyle was a retired graphic artist with the Great Lakes Lithographs Cleveland. He was a former member of the Medina County Art League. Lyle enjoyed painting portraits and working with pastel designs. Lyle shared a love of barbershop singing with his wife and enjoyed cooking.
He leaves his children, Scott (Carolyn) Gaylord of Brunswick and Kelly (Gary) Flegel of Spencer; grandchildren, Ashlie, Zeke and Zeb Flegel, Jake and Rachel Gaylord.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 43 years, Donna Gaylord in December 2001; sister, Beatrice (Harold) Green.
Private Interment will be at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, Rittman.
There will be no calling hours. At Lyle’s request, cremation has taken place.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Bauer Funeral Home, Valley City.
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