Gordon Lyle McGeachy, passed away June 3, 2024, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born June 5, 1946, the son of Gordon and Leona (Finkel) McGeachy.

He graduated from Port Austin High School in 1964. That fall he enlisted in the United States Army and was stationed in Port Campbell, KY. Following his enlistment, he volunteered to become a Paratrooper in the 101st Airborne Infantry. Lyle was very proud of his military accomplishment, and he enjoyed making friends and sharing stories with other Veterans along the way.

Lyle married his beloved wife Mary on Christmas Eve in 1972, and they have been married for 52 years. They travelled while newly married, started a family and finally settled in Romeo, MI where he built her dream home.

He started in the building industry 57 years ago initially owning a rough carpentry company called McGeachy Carpentry. In 1998, he founded Eagle Bay Stick and Timber Frames, a new company specializing in hand crafted timber framing, which he managed until his passing. The company was known throughout the tri county area as a leading frame company.

Lyle was an avid outdoorsman enjoying both hunting and fishing. He always looked forward to his yearly hunting trip, where he and his friends set up their hunting camp in the Upper Peninsula. He followed local sports teams especially the Lions and Michigan State football and never missed a grandchild’s sporting event. Lyle was a music enthusiast and loved to attend concerts. His favorite genres were the Blues and Country and he enjoyed both older and newer artists as he was known to say, “You can’t live in the past.” Most of all, he was a dedicated husband, father, grandfather and friend to all, and he shall be greatly missed.

Lyle is survived by his beloved wife Mary; loving children, Heather (Reid) Copeland of Warren, Melissa McGeachy of Royal Oak; beloved grandchildren Carson Copeland and Brooklynn Copeland.

Visitation will be held on Friday, June 7, 2024. from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held at 3 p.m. The American Legion Post # 16 will honorably officiate the Military Honors. Following the service, a Funeral Luncheon will be held.

All arrangements will be held at Muir Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, 2650 South Van Dyke, Imlay City, MI 48444.

Memorial donations may be made to Game on Cancer/Westview Orchards, 65075 Van Dyke, Washington, Michigan 48095.