Larry Dale Lyons
Larry Dale Lyons, 67, of Springfield, died Friday, February 7, 2014 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. He was born February 21, 1946 in Springfield, to Dale A. and Elaine Doris Carver Lyons. He married Venita Long and she survives him.
He is also survived by one daughter, Nora (Ronald James) Pollard of Mt. Auburn; two sons, Dale (Susan) Lyons of Dawson, Greg (Angie) Lyons of Rochester; six grandchildren, Seth Poorman, Jacob Poorman, Jaden Lyons, Camryn Lyons, Parker Lyons and Luke Lyons; five brothers and sisters, Estelle Lyons, Terry Lyons, Alex (Dana) Lyons and Jolene Lyons all of Springfield, and Cathy (Larry Boroweic) of Riverton and many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father.
Larry was a resident of Springfield all his life. He served in the United States Army and was a flooring contractor by trade. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and restoring cars. He was a member and Deacon of South Tower Community Church and was also a member of the DAV Club.
Visitation: 4-7 pm, Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home.
Additional Visitation and Funeral Services: 10:00 am until time of funeral services at 10:30 am, Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at South Tower Community Church with
Reverend Charlie Carver officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler Cemetery where Sangamon County Inter-Veterans and the United States Army will conduct military honors.
Memorial contributions may be made to the DAV or South Tower Community Church.
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Angie - I'm so sorry to hear about your father-in-law. We're all thinking of you and your family and hoping you find peace.
Angie and family, thinking of you and praying for you and your family during this difficult time. God bless.
Angie and family, I am so sorry to hear about your loss. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.
Venita, we are very sorry for your loss. we will keep you and your family in our prayers Harold and Bernice (Osborne) Graham
Venita I just heard and am so sorry. We are in Texas for the winter or I would have come to funeral. So so sorry.
Venita, so sorry and shocked to hear about Larry. We know how much you all will miss him. God bless you all. Judy and Cliff Perkins
Venita, so sorry and shocked to hear about Larry. We know how much you all will miss him. God bless you all.
Larry - you have been a wonderful friend for over 40 years. The fun we had, camping, cooking out and watching movies. We were blessed so much by having you in our lives. We miss your great sense of humor, your goodness to all people and most of all your friendship. Love you always. Bill and Linda
Jonna Herring posted on 2/12/14
Dear Angie and family, So very sorry to learn of your loss. You will remain in our thoughts and prayers. Sam and Jonna Herring