Charles Frank Kyle, age 74 of Nashville, TN, passed away on November 5, 2016, in Nashville, TN. He was born Nov. 16, 1941, in Memphis, TN to Tully and and Mildred Naomi Kyle.
Mr. Kyle and his wife, Beulah Ridgeway Kyle, who were married for 53 years, were longtime residents of Nashville, TN, where they attended Harpeth Hills Church of Christ. Mr. Kyle graduated Magna Cum Laude from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Arts in Astronomy and Physics, and further graduated from Leeland Stanford University in Palo Alto with a Doctorate in Physics. He taught at Lipscomb University for over 30 years, and worked for Vanderbilt University’s Computer Center for 35 years. Mr. Kyle always enjoyed a good joke and was deeply committed to his family and church.
Mr. Kyle was preceded in death by his parents and his younger brother, James.
He is survived by his wife, Beulah; sister, Beth Lents; sister-in-law, Bobbie Kyle; daughters, Kristin Pack and Janet Lee; son, Brian Kyle; and six grandchildren.
Mr. Kyle will be remembered during a memorial service at 2 P.M., Saturday, November 12, 2016 at Harpeth Hills Church of Christ. The family will receive friends from 12 P.M. until the time of service at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or to the charity of the donor’s choice.Print Obituary & Condolences