December 10, 1934 ‒ June 20, 2015
William Lyon, age 80, of Ashley passed away Saturday, June 20, 2015 at home surrounded by his loving family.
He was born on December 10, 1934 in Waverly, Ohio to the late Clifford and Goldie (Wheeler) Lyon. Bill proudly served in the US Army, stationed in Italy during the Korean Conflict.
Bill drove semi cross country for many years, first with Mathis Moving and Storage and retiring from Schneider Transport with over 1 million safe driving miles. He was a teamster and a member of the Ashley American Legion Post.
Bill is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years, Janet (Willis) Lyon, whom he married on May 28, 1960; daughters Dalores “Dodi” (Matt) Andrews of Ashley and Sandra “Sandi” (Ed) Jones of Dublin; grandchildren Brandon Andrews, Trista (Chip) Crist, William Andrews, Janell Andrews and Dylan Jones; great grandchildren Cohen, Cadynce and Madison Andrews and Jarryn Hollingsworth; sisters Janette Boggs, Pauline Jenkins, Allene Hecker and Illene (Everett) Plummer; brother Stan (Billie) Lyon; many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by three sisters.
Celebration of Life Services will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Bill’s memory can be made to OhioHealth Hospice at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Bennett-Brown-Rodman and Snyder Funeral Home in Ashley is honored to serve the Lyon family.
Condolences may be expressed to the family and memories may be shared by visiting www.snyderfuneralhomes.com