January 4, 2018
Born in Lexington
Resided in Windham, NY
Over the years Lyle owned and operated Sokoll’s Garage & Son (Ford agency and wrecker service), a taxi and limo service, a Texaco Gas Station and was the original owner of the Old Coach Inn, all of Windham. He also sponsored Pump, Pass & Kick through Ford. Lyle owned dirt track race cars and had 1957 and 1958 Fords that raced on the old beach track in Daytona.
Lyle belonged to the Teamsters, Catskill Elks Lodge, American Legion in Florida and New York, Windham Bowling League, Nescot Assoc. (old time stock car club). He served as Commissioner of the Windham Fire Department.
Husband of 71 years to Margaret Sokoll, father of Melinda Sokoll of Windham and the late Lynn Sokoll who died in 2014; brother of the late Amelia Baker and Mary Becker; grandfather of Macee Lynn Soule and the late Austin Dana Sokoll. Nieces and nephews also survive.
A memorial service will be conducted at a later date. Funeral arrangements by Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home, 139 Jefferson Hgts., Catskill. Messages of condolence may be made to MillspaughCamerato.com.
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