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Lyle D. Carmichael

July 2, 1946 ~ November 8, 2021 (age 75)


Funeral Services for Lyle D. Carmichael, age 75, of Norfolk, will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, November 13, 2021 at the First United Methodist Church in Norfolk.  Reverend Bridget Gately will officiate.  Interment will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery.  Military Honors conducted by the Nebraska Army National Guard Honor Guard, American Legion Post 16 and VFW Post 1644.  Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Friday, at the Home for Funerals Chapel, 708 Georgia Avenue.  Home for Funerals is in charge of arrangements.

He passed away Monday, November 8, 2021 at his home in Norfolk.

Lyle Dwight was born July 2, 1946 in Lynch, Nebraska to Dwight and Vera (Baumeister) Carmichael.  He graduated from Butte High School in 1964.  Following graduation, Lyle was drafted into the United States Army. 

On May 2, 1970, Lyle married Barbara Staub in Plainview, to this union adopting a son Robby and having two daughters, Kristi and Kathy.  They later divorced. 

On November 6, 1981, Lyle married Linda Reeves in Pierce, to this union having a daughter, Jennifer.

Lyle worked for Bleyhl Construction and Stevens Construction and retired from Norfolk Public Schools as a Maintenance Supervisor in 2012.

Lyle will be remembered for his sense of humor and his love of family, especially his grandchildren.  He enjoyed fishing, car shows, creating walking sticks and going for bike rides.  Lyle was a role model, a dedicated worker, a friend always willing to help those in need and a best friend to those closest to him. 

Lyle was preceded in death by his parents, wife Linda, and brother Byron Carmichael.

He is survived by his children Robby Carmichael of Cheyenne, WY, Kristi (John) Uttecht of Concord, NC, Kathy (Nick) Humphrey of Norfolk, and Jennifer Ellis of Beatrice, grandchildren Erica and Jamie Carmichael, Tyler and Ashley Uttecht, and Abby and Easton Humphrey, brother Tim (Cheryl) Carmichael of Hickman, sister-in-law Linda Stiles of Madison, and nieces and nephews. 

“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.  Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day – and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for this appearing.” 2 Timothy 4:7:8

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November 12, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Home for Funerals Chapel
708 Georgia Avenue
Norfolk, NE 68701

Funeral Service
November 13, 2021

10:00 AM
First United Methodist Church
406 Phillip St
Norfolk, NE 68701

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