2008-08-30 / Obituaries

Loy Edsel Lyons Sr.

Loy Edsel Lyons Sr., 73, born March 3, 1935, joined our Lord Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008.

Edsel was a loving soul who enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and spending time with his family.

Edsel retired from Country Mark Co-Op after 43 years of loyal service.

Edsel is survived by his wife, Joyce Lyons; sons, Steve (Brenda) Lyons of Thornville and John Lyons of Baltimore; a daughter, Charlotta (Charles) Woods of Somerset; and stepsons, Jon England of Buckeye Lake and Terry England of Pleasantville. He also is survived by several grandchildren and a great-granddaughter.

Edsel was preceded in death by his parents, Admiral Dewey and Grettie Lyons; a brother, Edgel Lyons; a son, Gary Lee Lyons; a grandson, Stevie Lyons; and several uncles.

Service will take place at 8 p.m. Thursday at Johnson-Smith Funeral Home, 207 S. Main St., Baltimore.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

A Caring Cremation will take place.

Memorial contributions may be made to The American Heart Association, 15120 Collections Center Drive, Chicago IL 63693 in Edsel's name.

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