Claude Earl Lyles, III
died on Saturday, February 18, 2023 in Ft. Myers, FL. Born in St. Louis, MO, Claude attended St. Mary’s High School and the University of Missouri-Columbia. He had a successful career in the banking industry, and later in life followed his passion and love for painting. He was a devout Catholic, avid Cardinals fan, and loving husband, father, and grandfather. He will be greatly missed.
Claude is survived by his sons Dominic (Lisa) and Gregory (Kelsey); sisters Valerie (Lon) Weekly, Patti (John) Wanko, Terri Kettenbrink, Suzy Frisella, Jan (Bill) Hensley, brother John (Candice) Lyles, sisters-in-law Lisa (Louis) Briscoe, Eden (Greg) Hunt, brothers-in-law Steve (Jewel) Meyer, David (Lucinda) Meyer, and numerous nieces and nephew. He is predeceased by his wife of 39 years, Linda Meyer Lyles, his parents Claude Lyles and Jeanette Krysl, brother Tommy Lyles, and brother-in-law Bill (Mary Ruth Shumway) Meyer.
Services: Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, March 4 at Chaminade College Prep Chapel, 425 South Lindbergh Blvd. 63131 at 11 a.m. Reception following Mass at the Skip Viragh Center Rotunda on Chaminade’s campus. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in his name to the Class of 2008 Scholarship Fund at Chaminade College Preparatory School, 425 S. Lindbergh Blvd OR via online at (www.chaminade-stl.org/support-us/support-us/named-scholarships).