IRVING James I. Coyle, "Jim" age 63 of Bethlehem, GA, passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2011. Born in Houston, Texas his life spanned many states providing a spectrum of experience. He was of the Methodist faith & played a vital role in many churches. Jim served his country in the United States Army, Sign Corp Worms, Germany. He was a devoted, loving, endearing & beloved husband, father, brother, grandfather, friend & servant to his community & God. Family & friends benefited from his life's involvement which included fishing, gardening, 4-H, FFA, Charlotte Radio WIST, B&G Stables, scavenger hunt parties, sharing Christmas with law enforcement, & volumes unlisted, but not forgotten. Mr. Coyle worked for Ricoh Corporation, formerly known as Lanier Worldwide for 39 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Aubrey Stuart "Stu" and Ruth E. Coyle & granddaughter, Agatha Delaney Elder. He is survived by his loving Wife of 42 years: Carol D. Coyle; 2 Daughters: Tracey & Marion Rivers, Loganville; Jennifer & Robert Elder, Watkinsville; Brothers: Aubrey Stuart & Janet Coyle, WA; Richard and Mary Margaret Coyle, TX; Timothy & JoNell Coyle, TX; Sisters: Carole & Dr. Maston Boyd, SC; Marcia Coyle, NJ; Mari Lynne & Timothy Ryan, VA; Cathy & Richard Nichols, SC; Grandchildren: Jacqueline, Andrew, Hannah, & Cody Elder; & numerous nieces & nephews. In lieu of flowers please make contributions in Jim's memory to the Wounded Warrior Project, Attention: Donor Services, 4899 Belford Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL, 32256. (, com_frontpage/Itemid, 840/ ). A Memorial Service will be held 2 PM Saturday, May 21, 2011 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, SW, Lawrenceville, GA 30046. 770-962-3100. Reverend Wayne L. Reed will officiate. Friends will be received following Jim's memorial service. Please sign the online guest registry at