Paul Hoyle age 77 of Fairfield, passed away Saturday, August 29, 2020, at Jefferson County Health Center.
Open visitation will be 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 2, 2020, at Behner Funeral Home. Cremation will follow the visitation.
Graveside memorial service will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, September 4, 2020, at Wright Cemetery with words of comfort from Jason Crandall.
In-lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children Hospital or to donor’s choice. Cards and memorials may be mailed to Karen Hoyle, 2417 200th Street, Fairfield, Iowa 52556.
Paul was born February 27, 1943, to Dwight and Louise (Cady) Hoyle in Washington County. He married Karen Garretson at the First Baptist Church on March 15, 1964. This year they celebrated 56 years of marriage.
Paul graduated from Fairfield High School Class of 1961. He was a farmer and retired from Jefferson County Road Department. Paul enjoyed working on tractors, attending Old Threshers and his favorite farm tractor was John Deere. He belonged to a coffee club but most important was spending time with his family.
He will be missed by his wife, Karen; son, Edward Paul Hoyle; his siblings, Gene (Lori) Hoyle, Glen (Jane) Hoyle, Marilyn (Dick) Martin, Kathryn (Dick) Newman, Donna (Beryl) Rugg, Wayne (Amy) Hoyle; sister-in-law’s, Kay Hoyle, Carol Hoyle Galbraith; and several nieces & nephews.
Paul was preceded in death by his parents, Dwight and Louise; brothers, Delbert & Larry; sisters, Bertha and infant sister Luella; his in-laws, Eugene & Mildred Garretson; sister-in-law, Mary Kessel Garretson; brother-in-law, Horst Joos; and nieces and nephews.