James Melvin Kyle, age 89 of Center Point, passed away on August 31, 2022. He is preceded in death by his parents, Tommy and Susie Kyle, siblings, Bill, Bobbie Sue and Kenneth. He is survived by his wife, Mary Lou Butler White Kyle; sons, Larry and Phillip (Jennifer), stepsons, Ken (Alice), Brett (Patty), Glen (Laurel), 7 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. He graduated from Mortimer Jordan High School class of 1951, a member of the National Honor Society. He worked for Kane Miller Corp, Lumberjack Meats, Sunnyland Foods, Gold Kist, Home Baking, Richard Meat Co. and Pepper Enterprises. Jim was multi-talented and self taught in wood working, crocheting, mechanics, cooking and a train enthusiast. He was a member of the Smokey City Rails Train Club.