Mr. James Willie Phyles, age 89, of 622 Conway Avenue, Laurens, died Tuesday, October 22, 2019, at Self Regional Medical Center, Greenwood.

Born in Laurens County, he was a son of the late Heyward Pyles and Sarah Owens. He is survived by the mother of his children, Freddie Lee Pyles of Fountain Inn; two sons, Willie Pyles of Gray Court and Michael A. Pyles of Fountain Inn; two daughters, Lillie B. Pyles of Greenville and Darlene (John) Pyles Dawson of Simpsonville; one brother, Robert Lewis Whitmore of Laurens; one sister, Phyllis Pyles Irby of Laurens; 11 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; a nephew, Rick Sanders; a special cousin and caregiver, Geneva Pyles Hailstock and a special friend, Fred “Cornelius” Allen.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Beasley Funeral Home, Fountain Inn. The family is located at 211 Havendale Drive, Fountain Inn.