James Lyon Jr., age 73, a resident of Grape Creek Road in Salyersville, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, April 19, 2018 at his home after a lengthy illness.
James was born July 14, 1944 in Salyersville, Kentucky the son of James Sr. and Cindy Helton Lyon. Daughter, Patricia Lyon, sister, Shirley Lyon, and brothers, Harry, Douglas, and Stephen Lyon preceded in death.
James was employed as a Union Carpenter until his retirement. He enjoyed mechanics and carpentry with his spare time as well as caregiving for his family.
Those left to mourn includes wife, Janet Dingus Lyon, whom he married on October 27, 1962, of Salyersville, Kentucky, sons, James David Lyon and wife Lisa of Marietta, Georgia, Abe Lyon and wife Becky of Salyersville, Kentucky, daughter, Cindy Stamper and husband Chris of Grayson, Kentucky, brother, Joe Lyon of Middlesboro, Ohio, sister, Lucille Damron of Knoxville, Tennessee, seven grandchildren, one great grandchild, and a host of family and friends who love and miss him.
Funeral services for James Lyon Jr. were conducted Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 1:00 PM from the chapel of the Salyersville Funeral Home in Salyersville, Kentucky. Clergy Russell Dingus delivered comforting words on the day of service. Interment followed in the Lyon Cemetery on Coon Creek in Salyersville, Kentucky.
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