Dr. Michael C Pyles

August 22, 1952 ~ October 9, 2020 (age 68)


Dr. Michael Curry Pyles, originally of Beckley, WV, died on October 9th, 2020 at home.  He was born on August 22nd, 1952 to parents Curry and Margaret (Cole) Pyles.  He met his wife Susan Sturm of Sidney, OH at Grandview Hospital in Dayton and they were married in July 1989.


He is survived by his son Jonathan (Caitlin) Pyles (Columbus, OH), daughter Olivia Pyles (Columbus, OH), and granddaughter Skylar Pyles (Taylor, TX), along with many cherished friends.


He is preceded in death by his wife Susan, mother Margaret, father Curry, and sisters Penelope and Pamela.


Michael was a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School in Beckley, WV.  He then enlisted in the Marine Corps and served honorably during the Vietnam War.  After completing his service, he attended West Virginia University and subsequently earned his medical degree from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine.


He owned Pyles Family Practice in St. Mary’s, OH until retirement.  Afterward he attended the Pennsylvania Gunsmith School in Pittsburgh, PA to become a licensed gunsmith.  He enjoyed fishing, hunting, riding his motorcycle, and spending time with friends.


Graveside funeral rites will be held 11:00 A.M. Monday, October 19, 2020, at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5251 Robert C Byrd Drive, Beckley, West Virginia.

Friends may call from 12:00 noon until 3:00 P.M. Saturday at the Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road, Saint Marys.

Condolences may be sent to Mike’s family via


To send flowers to Dr. Michael C Pyles' family, please visit our floral store.


October 17, 2020

12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Miller Funeral Home, Ohio 703 West Chapel
1605 Celina Rd.
St. Marys, OH 45885

Graveside Service
October 19, 2020

11:00 AM
Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens
5251 Robert C Byrd Drive
Beckley, West Virginia 25801

© 2020 Miller Funeral Homes. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy