Age 91, passed away peacefully in his home on March 20, 2018. He was born on July 12, 1926 to the late Charles and Verle (Dooley) Davis. Lyle lived his entire life in the Schoolcraft area and graduated from Schoolcraft High School. Following in his father's footsteps, he became a union carpenter building area schools and apartments. He eventually went into residential building for himself. Lyle is a WWII Navy veteran. Until his mid-eighties, he marched in Schoolcraft's annual 4th of July and Memorial Day Parades with the Drill Team or Color Guard. Lyle was preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, Geneva (Lance) Davis. They were married on April 27, 1946. He was also preceded in death by his two brothers, David and Roy Davis; a brother-in-law Donald Patnoude; sisters-in-law Pat Davis and Helen Lance; great grandchildren, Garrick Roemer and (triplets) Onika, Talon, and Landon Kessler. Lyle is survived by his children, Kay (Lou) Scohy, Wanda (Walter) Scott, Rod (Cynthia) Davis, and Logan (Craig) Roe. He was the beloved grandpa of twelve grandchildren, and 20+ great grandchildren. Also surviving are his sister-in-law Charline (Lance) Patnoude; brother-in-law Lyle Lance; and several nieces and nephews. A graveside service for Lyle will be held on April 21, 2018 in the Schoolcraft cemetery at 12 o'clock noon followed by a memorial luncheon at the Schoolcraft Legion Hall 425 E Clay Street, Schoolcraft, MI 49002. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations to Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan or Schoolcraft American Legion or Southwest American Red Cross.