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Paul Robert Pyle

April 11, 1948 ~ February 26, 2021 (age 72)


Paul Robert Pyle, of Harrisburg, Illinois, was called home at 7:37 AM on Friday, February 26th, 2021 at his residence.

     Paul was born April 11th, 1948 in Harrisburg, Illinois to Pete and Marjorie (Walker) Pyle. He married the love of his life, Dee Ann Tillman, on November18th, 1983. He ran several businesses in the area over the years, but running his father’s business, Pete’s Furniture in Carrier Mills, was his favorite. Paul enjoyed playing cards and was an excellent pool player. He adored his family and was especially proud of his children and grandchildren. Paul Robert never met a stranger and always loved spending time with his friends. Paul was a member of First Baptist Church and greatly enjoyed helping out with His Table.

     Paul is survived by his wife Dee Pyle of Harrisburg; two children, daughter, Nikki Williams and husband Doug; son, Michael Pyle; grandchildren, Chris Williams, Chloe Williams, and Emma Williams all of Harrisburg; brother, Lee Pyle of Flint, MI.; sister, Veta Dearing and husband, Harold of Carrier Mills; sister, Shelia Pyle of Lake City, Fl.; and many loved nieces and nephews.

     Paul was preceded in death by his parents and sister Nancy (Pyle) Young.

     Funeral services for Paul Robert Pyle will be held at 3 PM, Thursday, March 4, 2021 at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg. Rev. Chris Winkleman will officiate. Visitation will be held from 1 PM until 3 PM at Reed Funeral Chapel. Masks are required and social distancing is encouraged. Memorials may be made to His Table Ministry at Harrisburg First Baptist Church. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Condolences may be left for the family on Paul’s obituary page at


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March 4, 2021

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Reed Funeral Chapel
503 E. Sloan Street
Harrisburg, IL 62946

Funeral Service
March 4, 2021

3:00 PM
Reed Funeral Chapel (Harrisburg)

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