Funeral services for William Earl Rylee will be held Saturday, June 27, 2009, at 4:00 p.m. at the Newton County Funeral Home Chapel. Newton County Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Rylee, 72, of Hickory, died Thursday, June 25, 2009, at his residence.
Survivors include his wife: Linda Rylee, of Hickory; three sons: Darrell Rylee of Natchez; Harold Rylee of Richton; and George Anderson of Hickory; one daughter: Jeannie Besanson of Picayune; two grandsons serving in the military; one currently serving in Iraq, and the other just completed a second tour in Iraq; two brothers: Jerald Rylee of Atlanta, Ga.; and Lavern Rylee of Baton Rouge, La.; two sisters: Hazel White of Richton; and Mary Faber of Gulf Shores, Ala.; two great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews;
He was preceded in death by his parents: A. B. Rylee, Sr., and Addie Ree Rylee; and two brothers: A.B. Rylee, Jr. and Robert Bill Rylee.
Visitation will be on Saturday from 1:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Exodus I.