Lyle C. Williams was born on August 21st 1961, he was the only child of Hellen Williams and grew up mostly without a father.
Joined the service. When he got out saw to ensuring his mother would always have everything she needed. Worked building cell phone screens and had a knack for drawing comic book characters.
Lyle was a photographer for over 20 years, he became a photographer for Combat Zone Wrestling after their first show when he asked Atticus Reigns “Do you guys need someone to take pictures?” which was relayed to then CZW owner John Zanding, "there's a nice guy who wants to take pics of the shows for us. No charge or anything" and John said “Ok, just tell him to stay out of the way”.
He mostly took photos in the NE US. CZW, chikara, MBA, Dojo Wars, even Fight to Win shootfighting.
Lyle retired at 57 years old after being diagnosed with kidney cancer, eventually having one of his kidneys removed.
Lyle died on June 2nd 2019. Many of the wrestlers who Lyle took pictures of took went on to make it as the top stars in the world and they to their social media to thank Lyle for all his hard work.
Thank you to Maven Bentley for his help with this entry.
I had many chats with Lyle over the years, he helped me with promo pictures and in ring shots of may wrestlers who I did websites/graphics.