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Franklin Ross Pyle

May 11, 1951 ~ January 6, 2021 (age 69)


Beloved brother and treasured uncle and friend, Franklin Ross Pyle, age 69 passed away in Marshall, Texas on Wednesday, January 6, 2021. Ross was born in Marshall, Texas on May 11, 1951 to Barney Ragland Pyle and Ferby May (Denison) Pyle.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Barney and Ferby Pyle, and his nephew, John.  He is survived by his brother, Raymond Pyle; sisters, Dorinda McKnight (Dick) and Sally Payne (Mike); niece, Sarah Payne, and nephew, Jeff Carrington.

Ross grew up in Marshall and graduated from Marshall High School, Class of 1969. He furthered his education at SMU, graduating in 1974 and was the co-owner of Pyle Lumber Company.  Ross was an avid hunter and also enjoyed 4-wheeling in his Jeep. Ross was well loved and will be missed by all who knew him.  At the family’s request, please consider donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Franklin’s name at  Online condolences may be offered at

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