Gerald Franklin Coyle, 74, of Franklin Furnace, passed away Monday, June 29, 2020, at his home. Gerald was born July 17, 1945, in Portsmouth to the late Howard and Ruth Mauk Coyle.
Gerald was employed as a Quality Technician for Metal Container Andhauser Busch. He was a member of First Church of Nazarene, New Boston, Western Sun Lodge #91, and United Steel Workers.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Don and Dan Coyle. Gerald is survived by his wife, Paula Antoinette Lykins Coyle, whom he married August 16, 1965, in New Boston.
Surviving are two sons, Gregory Scott (Amie) Coyle and Jeffery Alan Coyle; a sister, Debra Peppard; five grandchildren Jeffery Aaron, Ambey Lynn, Rachel, Eric, and Taylor and a great-grandson Jeffrey Aiden.
Services will be 1:00 pm Thursday, July 2, 2020, at Harrison-Pyles Funeral Home in Wheelersburg with Pastor Mike Lanning officiating. Interment will follow in Memorial Burial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 11:00 am until the 1:00 pm service time.
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