Mayor Stephen Brinlee ordered the flags flown on City of Wilburton property to be flown at half mast in honor of the passing of Gregory Pyle, Former Chief of the Choctaw Nations.
Gregory Eli Pyle, beloved husband, father and grandfather, and former Chief of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, passed from this life into his heavenly home on October 26, 2019. Gregory was born April 25, 1949 in Ft. Bragg, California. He spent his childhood in Mendocino, California, before moving to Hugo, OK, in 1966. He graduated from Hugo High School in 1967, received his Bachelor's Degree in Business from Southeastern Oklahoma State University, where he met the love of his life, Patti Gail Baker. They married September 10, 1971, and were blessed with two beautiful children, Andrea and Eric.