Reser Funeral Home
Lyle Elmer Kingston, age 83, beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather, Brother and friend passed away April 16, 2013 in Sedalia Missouri. Lyle was born in Dixon County Nebraska Aug 19th, 1929 to Ella and Elmer Kingston.
After graduating High School he joined the Navy for 2 years and then decided to move back to Nebraska to be with his family. Lyle started working as a Bricklayer and Mason worker. Lyle brought his passion for the artistry of Masonry work to every project he built.
After raising his 4 children in North Platte, he met the love of his life Joan. They were married in 1985. At age 51, Lyle made a career change and went to work with the NE Game and Parks Department and with Joan by his side, he became the Superintendant of the 2nd largest park in NE, Calumus Reservoir. Lyle loved working hard to make the park beautiful for everyone to enjoy. After 15 yrs, Lyle retired to Warsaw MO where he enjoyed fishing and relaxing with Joan and their new friends.
Lyle lived his life with great character and integrity but most importantly as a man of faith. He had a quick smile, joyous laugh and a twinkle in his eye that he shared with all who knew him.
Preceding him in death were his wife Joan and his parents. Lyle will be missed by his son Terry, son Garry and his wife Janice, his daughter Linda and her husband Todd, and his daughter Christy and her husband Adam, his stepsons Lloyd Schoolfield and his wife Rosemary, and Lyle Schoolfield, grandchildren Courtney, Kyle, Max, Maverick, Tyler, Zach, Cory, Katie, Jacob, Sean, Samantha and great grandson Taten. Lyle will also be missed by his brother Gary Kingston, sisters Mona Meyer, Shirley Fletcher, Joyce Splittgerber and Gale Flesner and their families.
The family will be having a Memorial Service in Warsaw MO on May 19, 2013 at the First Baptist Church at 2:00 p.m.