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  • Delbert Wayne Kyle Sr.


Delbert Wayne Kyle Sr., age 77, of Mexia, passed away Tuesday evening, Jan. 7, 2020, in Mexia.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, at Bold Springs Cemetery near West, with the Rev. Joe Tucker officiating. The family will receive visitors from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Aderhold Funeral Home Chapel in West.

Delbert was born June 22, 1942, in Birome, the son of Whit William and Artie Mae (Peterson) Kyle. On Sept. 16, 1965, he was united in marriage to Frances Watson in Mexia. He worked as a plant operator for TXU Electric Company for 21 years until his retirement. Delbert loved everyone and never met a stranger. His home was always open to anyone, and he loved for them to stop by and visit. Delbert enjoyed spending time at his home with family and sitting outside with them. After his retirement, he loved to go riding around in his old truck and to go junking.

Delbert was preceded in death by his parents; and his sisters, Lola Mae Meyer and Christine Kyle.

Survivors include his beloved wife of 55 years, Frances Kyle, of Mexia; his brother, William “Bill” Kyle and wife Aline; his children, Wanda Winkler and husband Erie, Delbert Kyle Jr. and wife Sherri, and Lisa Kyle, all of Mexia, Shirley Thornton and husband Ronnie, of Tehuacana, and Brian Kyle and wife Tyianka, of Mexia; grandchildren Marilyn Carlton and husband Clayton, Christopher Winkler and wife Caitlin, Caleb Kyle and wife Rene, Jacob Kyle, Tiffany Trevino and husband Arron, Renae Kempson and husband Jason, Mahogany Herbert, Bri’Anna Kyle, and Aiden Kyle; great-grandchildren Amber Carlton, Haley Carlton, Lacy Carlton, Trace Winkler and Leilani Herbert; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Providence Hospice.

You are invited to share your thoughts and memories of Delbert in our memorial guestbook found at

Aderhold Funeral Home in West is in charge of arrangements.

Mexia News

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