He was lifelong farmer and loved working in the fields and with his cattle. He also logged and worked for the Hancock County Highway Department for several years. He was preceded in death by his son, Danny Lyons in 2014; parents, Roy & Rosa Lyons and an infant sister.
He is survived by; His wife of 61 years; Elsie Lyons, Sons; Larry Lyons (Tracy) of Eidson and David Lyons of Duffield, Va., Daughter; Sandra Lawson (Rick) of Eidson, Special Daughter-in-law; Connie Lyons of Eidson, Grandchildren; Kenneth (Heather) Lyons, Brandon (Geneva) Lyons, Chris Lyons, Davey (Harley) Lyons, Adam Lyons, Keith Pearcy (Kayla), Matt Pearcy, Travis Coomer (T’Sheena), Step-Granddaughter; Lisa Lawson, 15 Great-Grandchildren, Brothers; Ray (Zella) Lyons, James (Joy) Lyons, Dennis (Brenda) Lyons, Sisters; Pauline (Ed) Stapleton, Rose Horton (Jim), Betty Susong (F.D.)
Special thanks to FNP Lisa Trent, Amedisys Nurse Sherry Antrican & Hospice Nurse Joann Nicely
Funeral services will be held at 7 P.M. on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at the McNeil Funeral Home Chapel in Sneedville
Rev. Doug Gibson & Rev. Dakota Seals officiating
Special music will be provided by Kenneth & Heather Lyons and Stephanie Childers
Interment will follow in the Hurd-Edens Cemetery on Line Road in Eidson
Serving as pallbearers will be Chad Cobb, Terry Bloomer, David Presley, Lynn Horton, Rick Begley & Jackie Moore
Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Rick Lawson, Ken Gilreath, Ken Presley, Nay Presley
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 P.M. on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at the McNeil Funeral Home
Online condolences can be made at www.mcneilfuneralhome.com
McNeil Funeral Home in Sneedville in charge of arrangements.