March 3, 1931 - November 26, 2019 Carmen Douglas Kyle, born March 3, 1931, passed away on November 26, 2019. Carmen was born in a logging camp to Leslie and Iva Kyle. He graduated from Arlington High School and enlisted in the Navy. During the Korean War , while serving on the USS De Haven, he met and married Cora Mae Williams in June 1952. After the Navy Carmen worked as a diesel mechanic and truck driver. Carmen and Cora settled in Bow, WA to raise a family and started Kyle Trucking Fuel Systems. Cora died in 2002, 2 weeks before their 50th wedding anniversary and on her 70th birthday. Also, preceding Carmen was his parents, brother Lonnie (Ike) Kyle, son-in-law Richard Fair, and grandson-in-law Brian Massey. Carmen is survived by his sister Sharon Matthews of Springfield, OR, sons Leslie, Patrick, and James Kyle, daughter Cindy, 10 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren (with one more on the way), 3 great-great-grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, and friends. At Carmen's request, there will be no memorial services. Arrangements are under the care of Hawthorne Funeral Home, Mount Vernon, WA.

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