Ezra Kyle Hickle, 71, a resident of the West Side for the past 25 years, died in his home at 22749 C Street in McKittrick yesterday. Hickle was born in Springfield, Kentucky, on April 15, 1891, and is a veteran of World War I, having served with the Third U.S. Cavalry unit as a sergeant. He is survived by one son, Stanley R. of Taft and two grandchildren.