Lyle D. Faler Sr., 74, of Jackson Center, passed away on July 26, 2020, at 1:35 am, at the VA Medical Center Hospice, Dayton. He was born on June 12, 1946, the son of Orville L. Faler and Gertrude J. Davis. His father passed away in 1972, his mother survives, along with her husband Gerald Clinehens.
He was a graduate of Indian Lake High School in 1964 in Lewistown. In 1965, He joined the US Navy with a buddy of his, and was a member of the Navy SeaBees, serving his country until 1969 in the Vietnam Conflict. On October 23, 1982, he married Melody S. Nelson, who survives in Jackson Center.
He retired from Nash-Finch in Lima as a truck driver and was a life member of the American Legion in Jackson Center, and the VFW in Wapakoneta.
Lyle is survived by sons; Lyle D. (Holly) Faler Jr., of Huntsville, Gregory O. (Ellen) Faler, of Columbus, and Todd L. (Regina) Brackney, of Lebanon; a daughter; Tawnee (Steve) Klopfenstein. Grandchildren; Ashton(Kyle) VanDyke, Morganne (Kyle) Ackley, Dalton Faler, Elyse Faler, Callie Faler, Greta Faler, PJ Faler, Trey Brackney, Jacob Brackney, and Kyle Brackney, and Brooke Klopfenstein, Spencer Klopfenstein, and Grant Klopfenstein, and a great-grandchild; Edel VanDyke. Lyle has two sisters: Bonnie (Dick) Cowan, of Belle Center, and Robin (Tom) Mitchell of Bellefontaine. He was preceded in death by his father Orville Faler, and a granddaughter; Grace Faler.
A Graveside Service will be held for Lyle on a date to be announced in Sidney Daily News and our website at Glen Cemetery in Port Jefferson, Ohio, with Rev. Bert Schultz officiating. This proud Veteran will be laid to rest by the Honor Guards of, The United States Navy, The American Legion and VFW Combined, and the Patriot Guard Riders. His suffering is over, and his race was won. He was a true family man and spoke of his family with great pride. Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to the American Legion in Lyle's name. Salm-McGill and Tangeman Funeral Home is proud to take care of the Faler Family, and online condolences may be made on our website: www.salm-mcgillandtangemanfh.com
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