George Ronald (Lyles) Warren, 79, of Harrisburg, PA, entered eternal rest on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at the UPMC Pinnacle Community Osteopathic Hospital.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Clara Renda Warren; father, Joel H. Lyles, Sr.; sister Marjorie Elyane Foster; sister Diane Hubbard; brother Ronald Brown; and son, Steven Tyrone Wallace.
George was born on August 25, 1938 to Clara Renda Warren and Joel H. Lyles, Sr., in Edgemont, Susquehanna Twp., PA. After attending public schools in Harrisburg, George enlisted in the US Army. After basic training in Fort Benning, Georgia, he became a MP and was stationed for most of his enlistment in South Korea. Upon the end of his enlistment, George went to work at various companies including TRW until landing a job at Pittsburgh Plate Glass as a lead glass inspector. He worked there for over twenty-two years before going on to work at the Dixon Center for the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and Boscov’s before retiring.
In his spare time, George loved to listen to music, deep sea fish, play cards, and follow his favorite teams, the Philadelphia Phillies and the world champion Philadelphia Eagles. Most of all, he loved being with his friends and family while spinning tales of places he visited and people he knew.
Left to carry on his life through memories are his wife, Jacqueline V. Warren of Charlotte, NC; his sons Kevin Eric Warren (Tonya) of Harrisburg and Jason Philip Warren (Felicia) of Charlotte, NC; his siblings, Dennis Warren, Keith Warren, and Harold Lyles of Harrisburg; Coggie Ashby of Delaware; Bishop Joel Harley Lyles, Jr., of Baltimore, MD; Renda Warren-Wright of Harrisburg; his uncle and best friend, Louis Warren, Sr. (Uncle Speedy); his devoted friend, Ms. Avis Reid; as well as a host of extended family members and friends.