Lee Burke Kyle, of Huntersville, NC passed away at home on April 21, 2023. Lee was born at Church of Christ The King (Sudbury), Ontario, Canada on January 19, 1940 to the late Julienne Belanger and Buck Kyle.
He is survived by his loving wife of 33 years Margi Schmidt Kyle; younger brother, Morris Zimmerman; son, Joel Martin Kyle; and daughter, Nancy Kyle Elliott; stepchildren, Ian Anderson, Julie Anderson Grazioso, Scott Anderson, Janice Anderson Knott, Mitzi McGirl, and Alex Billesdon.
Lee was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. His hobbies included swimming, golfing, and music. He had his own band for over 15 years in North Bay, Canada- Bacchus; professional singer, Piano player and Accordion player; professional Licensed Boat Captain; and semi- professional Hockey Player up until he was 78 with The Bud Men.
Some of Lee’s other accomplishments include:
After graduating from High School, Lee attended The Canadian Armed Forces Fire College, Crash Rescue & Structural Firefighter.
Graduate Ontario Provincial Police College.
Accident/Crime Scene Investigation 25 years Field Underwriting and Loss Control Consultant with The Accident Fund Insurance Company of America, the Phoenix Fund Insurance Group, General Accident Insurance Group, Fireman's Fund Insurance Co. Berkshire Hathaway Insurance Co. First Nonprofit Insurance Group.
LBKyle & Associates International, LLC Moved to The United States from Canada. US Citizen.
Became a Safety and Loss Control Consultant with special emphasis on Risk Surveys, Safety Training for Workers Compensation Loss Prevention.
Former OSHA Technical Institute Authorized Outreach Safety Trainer for OSHA 500 Construction Industries. OSHA 501 General Industries
Certified Manager of Environmental Safety & Health Programs (MESH) NC State
Former DOT Certified Instructor, Defensive Driving Course for Professional Truck Drivers
A memorial service to celebrate Lee’s life will be held on May 5, 2023, at 5:00 pm at Sweet Magnolia Estate, 10101 Bailey Road, Cornelius NC. The family will receive friends. The service will be livestreamed https://view.oneroomstreaming.com/index.php?data=MTY4MjIwMDU2MjI0NzUzMiZvbmVyb29tLWFkbWluJmNvcHlfbGluaw==.
In lieu of flowers, the family would like a donation to be made to either Hospice of Charlotte Region, PO Box 470408
Charlotte, North Carolina 28247 or Little Smiles NC https://secure.givelively.org/donate/little-smiles-inc/little-smiles-north-carolina.