William M. Kyle


William Michael “Mike” Kyle passed away suddenly on December 8, 2022 in Columbus Ohio at the age of 40. He was born to Mary N. Kyle on March 12, 1982 in Columbus, Ohio. At Doctor’s North.

Mike played little League football for the Linden Eagles and East Linden Patriots. He also attends Ashland University. “Mike” as everyone knew him, had just come home from prison in September; where he retrieved his GED and was so proud of himself. Once home, “Mike” only wanted his wife and family back. He was on the right path and was working hard and trying to do everything right. He joined Elevation Church on Cleveland Ave in 2017.

Mike was preceded in death by his son, Ja’Shawn “Jman” Lightfoot, and grandparents, Lois of Columbus, Ohio and Frank of North Carolina.

Mike leaves to cherish his memory, wife; Johana “Jay” Kyle; sons, Mi’Jae “King” Kyle, Michael Kyle, and Taji Kyle; daughters, Queen ShawnTyese, Navea, Tequila and Tamoni; mother, Mary N. Kyle; stepfather, Virgil Roberson; brother, Kenneth Kyle; stepbrother, Virgil Roberson Jr.; special aunt, Kandy; uncle, Michael Wilson of North Carolina; cousins, Frank Jr., Shannon, Delashawn, Tequila, Jenny, Steven, and Matthew; grandchildren, Rey’Jaionté, Lamarion, and Lamia-Love; special aunts and uncles, Louis and Earlene, Shawn Kyle, Kenny, and Frank Sr.; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Mike will be truly missed by all those who had the privilege of knowing and loving him.

Mike would like for all his friends, brothers, and sisters (you know who you are), to know he loved you.

Visitation 10:00am and Funeral 11:00am Thursday, December 29, 2022 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH, 2500 Cleveland Ave.

Interment at Eastlawn Cemetery.


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Condolence Messages

  1. I love u momma I’m lost for words but I would like to pay for my big brother to get road through the neighborhood if that is ok with u…I love yall

  2. Your spirit will live on your love is everlasting one of my best friends you will always be in my ❤️

  3. Sending my deepest condolences to the Families my God bless you all.

  4. sorry for your lost. There’s a blessing on the way to the Kyle family. RIH.

  5. We would like to extend our condolences to the family.
    May God comfort you through his word the Bible and the gift of prayer. Thinking of you.

  6. Mary,
    I am so sorry for your loss, will keep you and the family in my prayers.

  7. My deepest condolences. I’m broken to hear such new. I was in Juvi with Taji then bonded over to Noble. Sosa was with me since day 1. I was so happy when he was going home. The day before his release he had a long conversation with us all dapping us up, letting us know he loves us and he gonna hold it down out there. He was well respected and loved here at Noble.

    We love you Sosa here in Noble, from San, Tails,Bird, Mook, young Chris.

    Now you are truly FREE, Fly High OG.

    Our prayers goes out to your family. Know that he will always be with you in spirit and continue to make him proud as you live on.

  8. Unbelievable Bro you were a blessing to many people I’m glad I saw you the day GOD TOOK YOU HOME PRAYERS to the whole family Mike Was A Good Person To Know ️ the city hurts losing you

  9. Many condolences and much love to you during this difficult time.

  10. To the family of Mike, we are so sorry for your loss. He was always the same throughout the years a genuine soul. He will be missed! Rest In Peace, uncle Boss

  11. Mike you was a good down to earth real friend and your presence is missed dearly from a lot of people no more stress or pressure you are free now buddy good memories forever imma miss your real genuine advice

  12. My Dearest Sis and my babies I’m so heart broken for the untimely passing of my nephew sending you my deepest condolences and prayers for comfort and strength during and after this difficult time Amen REIHP Auntie amazing Handsome Big Baby I will forever love and miss you

  13. Deborah Hughes-Walker

    Praying for strength and comfort through this difficult time. Much love to family and childhood friends.

  14. I’m so sorry for your loss and my condolences goes out to the family. Mike you will truly be missed

  15. Mary,

    My deepest condolences for your loss. May you have continued comfort and love of family and friends to support you.

  16. I’m gonna miss you Mike God bless you rest n peace. You was my dog

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