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Obituary for Donald Ray Lyons

Donald Ray Lyons, 81, husband of Evelyn Glass Lyons, passed away Thursday, April 27th, 2017. He was born April 13, 1936 to the late J.B. and Gladys Leeona Morrison Lyons. He was a lifelong farmer, having received the Pioneer Farmer Award in 2012. He is survived by his loving wife of nearly fifty nine years, his daughter Janice Hockensmith (Steve) of Stamping Ground; his son Buford Lyons (Theresa) of Sadieville; brother and sister-in-law Freeman and Dorothy Lyons of Pleasurville; grandchildren Stacy Campbell (Jerry), Candace Mullins (Jeremy), Megan Howard (Mike), Chris Lyons, Jarrett Lyons (April), Howard Hockensmith (Sheri), Sherman Hockensmith, Cathy Chasteen, Presley and Dylan Lyons; eleven great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, his son Darrell Ray Lyons, brother and sister-in-law Lloyd and Fay Lyons; granddaughter Ashley, grandson Darrell Alan Lyons, and two great grandsons Landon and Jachin. He was a member of Long Lick Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be Sunday, April 30th at 2 pm at Tucker, Yocum, & Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Bobby Sageser and Rev. Esther Sapp officiating. Burial will be in Cedar Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers will be David Jacobs, Jim Tincher, Buford Lyons, Steve Hockensmith, Rollie Marshall and Mike Howard. Honorary bearers will be his grandchildren and their spouses, and Therley Reed, Mike Mullins, Donald and Bebe Clark, Dean and Vivian House, Jimmy and Brenda Offutt, Harlan Wilson, Randall Burgess and Jackie Wash.

Visitation will be Saturday, April 29th from 5 pm-8 pm at the funeral home.

The family would like to express their deepest appreciation for all the loving and caring support given us by the entire Hospice Team. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bluegrass Care Navigators, 1317 US 62 E, Cynthiana, KY 41031. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tuckeryocumwilson.com


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Visitation

Saturday

29

Apr

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tucker, Yocum & Wilson Funeral Home

320 West Main Street
Georgetown, KY 40324

Service

Sunday

30

Apr

2:00 PM
Tucker, Yocum & Wilson Funeral Home

320 West Main Street
Georgetown, KY 40324

Cemetery Details

Location

Cedar Grove Cemetery

Cedar Road
Stamping Ground, KENTUCKY 40324

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