HENDERSON, KY - George Vogel Kyle, age 85, of Corydon, Ky. passed away at 9:58 PM, Thursday, October 25, 2012 at Lucy Smith King Care Center.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Reverend Thomas Obidiah and Eleanor Gertrude Kyle.

Mr. Kyle was a member of Cairo United Methodist Church, Masonic Lodge # 604 and West Ky Consistory-Madisonville 32 Degree Scottish Rite. He was a US Army veteran.

George began his awesome educational career at the tender age of 18 as a school bus driver. He received his undergraduate degree at Evansville University where he and his father graduated together. He then started teaching 8th grade English at Cairo Elementary School and became principal in 1952. Mr. Kyle received his Masters degree in education from Murray State University. He then served as principal at Robert E. Lee Elementary School in Owensboro for 25 years. He became principal at Seven Hills Elementary and finished out his career as principal at Cravens Elementary School in Owensboro, Ky.

Survivors include: Wife of 61 years: Frances Kyle; 1 Daughter: Donna (Mark) Fulkerson of Owensboro, Ky; 1 Son: Vogel Kyle of Henderson, Ky; 1 Grandchild: Cassidy (Jacob) Ray; 2 Step-Grandchildren: Marcus (Kellee) Fulkerson, Leslie (Luke) Fulkerson; 4 Great-Grandchildren: Sebastian Fulkerson, Cole Himes, Harper Ray and Ryker Fulkerson.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 10:00 AM, Monday, October 29, 2012 at Cairo United Methodist Church, Cairo, Ky. Reverend Mark Jones will officiate assisted by Joe Hayes from Shady Grove General Baptist Church. Burial will be in Fairmont Cemetery, Henderson, Ky. Military honors will be rendered by the American Legion Worsham Post #40.

Friends may call from 2:00-8:00 PM on Sunday at Tapp Funeral Home, Henderson, Ky., where a Masonic Service will be held at 7:00 PM by Lodge # 604, and from 9:00 AM until service time on Monday at Cairo United Methodist Church, Cairo, Ky.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to: St. Anthony's Hospice or Cairo United Methodist Church.

Arrangements entrusted to Tapp Funeral Home.

In Other News...

Carter, O'Bryan Carry Catholic over McLean County

CALHOUN, Ky. (1/30/15) — Both Ed Carter and Cameron O'Bryan registered a double-double to lead Owensboro Catholic over… Read More

Lady Devils Drop Home Game to Meade County

OWENSBORO , Ky. (1/30/15) — Senior guard/forward Morgan Turner posted a game-high 20 points to lead visiting Meade… Read More

Most Read This Week

January 28, 2015 17615

UPDATED: Several Involved in Two-Vehicle Accident

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
January 26, 2015 8235

KSP Arrests Two on Child Porn Charges; MPD…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Trooper Stu Recke
January 25, 2015 7867

Dean’s List Announced

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Joyce Riggs
January 28, 2015 6878

Nortonville Man Accused of Meth Possession,…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
January 26, 2015 5845

School Board Votes 3-2 for Utility Tax

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
January 29, 2015 5804

Man Charged with Sexual Abuse of Child

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
January 25, 2015 5517

Juvenile Hit by Vehicle at McDonald's

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by GPD Officer Wes Miller
January 28, 2015 5397

Tax Recall Committee Formed Day After School…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

January 08, 2015 22829

Woman Claiming to be 'Lady Gaga' Tours Town in…

in Top News For All Sites by Madisonville Police Department
January 15, 2015 22470

UPDATE: Fatality Victim's Name Officially Released

in Top News For All Sites by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Today

January 30, 2015 4187

Woman Arrested for Allegedly Attacking Police…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
January 31, 2015 3478

24-Year-Old Killed in One-Vehicle Collision

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
January 30, 2015 2830

More Than 800 Gather to Encircle HCCHS

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
January 29, 2015 1155

Lt. Gov. Luallen, Housing, Veterans Officials…

in General News For All Sites by Office of the Governor
January 30, 2015 1122

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - Jan. 30, 2015

in Hopkins News by Madisonville Police Department
January 30, 2015 1103

Hopkins County Sheriff's Arrest Reports - Jan.…

in Hopkins News by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office
January 30, 2015 1054

No One Left Behind: The Story of 'Sarge'

in General News For All Sites by Lisa Aug
January 30, 2015 990

Central City Crave Movement Makes Impact in…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
January 30, 2015 980

Whitfield Works for Protection of U.S. Waters…

in General News For All Sites by Marty Irby
January 30, 2015 941

WKWIB, GRADD, Owensboro's RAE Get Workforce Grants

in General News For All Sites by Kim Brannock
January 30, 2015 844

Col. Stephen Trigg Chapter SAR Honors Former…

in General News For All Sites by Geoff Baggett
January 30, 2015 830

Madisonville Fire Reports – Jan. 30, 2015

in Hopkins News by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News