Cover photo for Gerald Hoyle's Obituary
Gerald Hoyle Profile Photo
1944 Gerald 2023

Gerald Hoyle

July 1, 1944 — March 23, 2023


Gerald Hoyle, 78, passed away on March 23, 2023, in Fort Worth, TX. Gerald Hoyle was born on July 1, 1944 in Conway, AR, to Alvin Hoyle and Emogene Hoyle who preceded him in death. Gerald was the oldest of the four children and he loved his three brothers Eugene, Bobby, Roy, along with two sisters-in-law Debbie and Beverly dearly.

On April 1st, 1972, at Eagle Mountain Lake on a picnic blanket Gerald proposed to Dottie, the love of his life and she said yes to the next 50 years, 11 months, and 23 days. The couple had 5 children, Letitia Hoyle, of Crowley, Michael Hoyle, of Fort Worth, Amy Gaston, of Fort Worth, Garrison Yapp, of Hollywood, FL, and Matilda Arnaud. Gerald was known as "daddy rabbit", "dad", "papa", or "popo" and loved every role from husband, father, grandfather, mentor, friend, disciple, and coworker. Gerald was best known for his love of fishing, gardening, theological/messianic studies, outdoor activities, genealogy, animals, discipleship, rooting for his Razorbacks (Woo Pig Sooie), playing canasta, and dominoes.

Gerald is survived by Dottie Hoyle - spouse, of Fort Worth, Letitia Hoyle - daughter, of Crowley, Michael Hoyle - son, of Fort Worth, Amy Gaston - daughter, of Fort Worth, Garrison Yapp - son, of Hollywood, FL, Erica Hoyle - daughter-in-law, Bobby Hoyle - brother, Eugene Hoyle - brother, Roy Hoyle - brother, Beverly Hoyle - sister-in-law, Debbie Hoyle - sister-in-law, Ariel Gaston - granddaughter, Emma Gaston - granddaughter, Alexander Gaston - grandson, Doriana Gaston - granddaughter, Kaleb Copeland - grandson, Kyleigh Copeland - granddaughter, Jaimee Copeland - granddaughter, Alina McNeil - granddaughter, Shiloh Yapp - grandson, Matilda Arnaud - daughter.

The service for Gerald Hoyle will be held on Wednesday March 29, 2023, at 11am at Brown, Owens, and Brumley Funeral Home. 

Memorial donations can be made in Gerald's name to


Join Zoom Meeting


Meeting ID: 860 0814 6472

Passcode: 0425

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Gerald Hoyle, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Memorial Service

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Brown Owens and Brumley Family Funeral Home and Crematory

425 S Henderson St, Fort Worth, TX 76104

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 138

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree