Harley C. Hoyles, 84, of Vickery, died Monday, Jan. 28, 2008, in Ohio Veterans Home, Sandusky.
He was born June 11, 1923, in Shelby, Ohio. Harley was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII. He was employed for 30 years as an electrician with General Motors New Departure, retiring in 1980.
He was a member of American Legion Post 83, Sandusky, VFW Post 2529, the Car Coddlers Club, and was a racecar driver.
Harley is survived by his wife of 52 years, Janis (Williams) Hoyles of Vickery; daughters, Jacquelyn Bryant and Peggy Hoyles, both of Jefferson, Ga.; sons, Carl (Jennie) Hoyles of Attica, Ohio, Robert (Vickie) Evans of Castalia, Wayne (Jowan) Hoyles of Huron, and Steve Hoyles of Bowling Green, Ky.; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Elias and Verda (Hartzell) Hoyles; and a brother in infancy.
A memorial service will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. The Rev. Gary Sorrell Jr. will officiate. Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery, Attica.
Memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice Service, Inc., 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH, 44870.
Condolences may be made at toftfh.com.