March 19, 1930 ‒ January 04, 2018
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Joan Tyson, age 87, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Riverside Methodist Hospital after a long and courageous battle with lung and heart complications. She was born on March 19, 1930 in Millwood, Ohio the daughter of Walter and Gertrude (Welker) Lybarger.
Joan excelled as a local realtor in Knox County where she had achieved the title of Million Dollar Producer several times while working for various agencies. She was a member of the Ohio Association of Realtors and First Presbyterian Church. In her free time Joan was an avid golfer and bowler, competing in several leagues in Mount Vernon. Joan was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend that will be missed by many.
She is survived by her husband William Tyson Jr.; her children; Linda Hatton of Olathe, Kansas and William (Karin) Tyson III of Plain City, Ohio; four grandchildren, Jeff (Carina) Hatton, Jennifer Hatton, Shawn (Chrissy) Hatton and Avery Tyson; six great grandchildren, Christian, Isabel and Carson Hatton, Austyn, Cayleigh and Brookelyn Hatton. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her brother Clarence Harry Lybarger and a sister, Eva Ellen Bunn.
Friends may call on Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050. The family will observe a private funeral service and burial in Mount Zion Cemetery near Gambier.
Memorial contributions in Joan’s name may be made to the First Presbyterian Church.
To share a memory or leave a condolence for the family, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com
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