Harold Lytle
Harold Lytle

Obituary of Harold Lytle


Clifton Springs , Harold R. “Lucky” Lytle age 100 died peacefully on Thursday August 24, 2017 at Geneva General Hospital. 


There will be no prior calling hours or services.


It is requested that memorial donations be made to House of John 14 Spring Street Clifton Springs, NY 14432 or Beverly Animal Shelter 50 E. River Road Waterloo, NY 13165.


Lucky was born on March 17, 1917 in Geneva NY the son of the late Foster and Margaret Ross Lytle. He was a Marine veteran of WWII. He was a member of the Phelps American Legion. Lucky was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was a true outdoorsman. He also loved to watch horse racing. In his younger years, Lucky was a Golden Gloves Boxer. He played in the State league championship for baseball in 1948 and was in the league bowling championships in 1958. He spent his summers in the 1000 Islands as his second home.  He will be sadly missed.


He is survived by 2 daughters Peg (Abe) VanHanegen of Clifton Springs  

Judy Lytle-Lyday of Wayland

Grandchildren Mary (Charles) Angelo , 

Lorie (Joe) Lytle-Maines, 

Dan (Ellen Jacobson) Hayden,

Michael (Leslie) Lytle

Kevin (Bridget) Lytle

Eric Lyday

Kimberly (Patti Carey) Lyday

Step-children Vicki (David) Manko

John (Rebecca Pollot) VanHanegen

Leigh (Mike) Wellman

10 great-grandchildren 10 great-great grandchildren

several cousins, nieces. nephews and many good friends.

He was predeceased by his first wife Edith Finch Lytle and his second wife Mary (Reed) Lytle, brother Leon Lytle and granddaughter Karen Lytle Lyday

Funeral arrangements have been made with Cheney Funeral Home 70 Main Street Phelps.