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Ronnie Lee Pyles, 73, Columbia, KY (1947-2020)

Ronnie Lee Pyles of Columbia passed away on Sunday, July 12, 2020, at the Liberty Care and Rehabilitation Center in Liberty, KY. He was 73 years old.

Funeral services will be held at 11amCT on Wednesday, July 15, 2020, at the Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY, with Bro. David Coffey officiating. Burial will follow in the New Hope Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Tuesday from 4pmCT to 8pmCT, and will continue on Wednesday morning until time for the service at the funeral home. For the health and respect of the family, please follow all rules for social distancing and The Healthy at Work Guidelines. Everyone attending will be required to wear a mask or face covering.

Born May 29, 1947, in Columbia, KY he was the son of the late Walter "Jug" and Laura Hagy Pyles.

Mr. Pyles was a member of the New Hope Separate Baptist Church and a former employee of Fruit of the Loom. He was a Kentucky Colonel and enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He is survived by a daughter Angela Russell (Jimmy) of Campbellsville, KY; four grandchildren Austin Belt, Clayton Russell, Jimmy Russell Jr. and Mary Russell; two brothers Kenny Pyles (Demaris) of Columbia and Tony Pyles (Barb) of White House, OH; a sister Linda Capps of Mt. Washington, KY and three nieces Rhonda, Tabitha and Sara.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Ronnie Lee Pyles, 73, Columbia, KY (1947-2020)

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