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Obituary for Richard Lyons

RICHARD ERNEST LYONS
1938 â€" 2009
GULF BREEZE, FL â€" Richard E. Lyons, 70, passed away on Sunday, July 5, 2009 at Gulf Breeze Hospital. Richard was born in Pascagoula, Mississippi on October 2, 1938 a son of the late Darcy Lyons and Louise (Fletches) Lyons Davy of Louisiana. Richard was a graduate of Old Miss University where he received his degree in Civil Engineering. Richard worked as assistant chief engineer for the Tennessee Gas Company (Tenneco) retiring in 1996 after completing over 30 years of dedicated service. Richard was a member of the Hidden Creek Golf Club in Florida and was a former resident Houston, TX. In addition to his mother, Richard is survived by his wife, Marie (Letellier) Lyons of Gulf Breeze, FL; five sisters, Clara, Judy, Nancy, Linda and Patty; and many extended family members and friends. A visiting hour will be held on Friday morning; July 10, 2009 from 9:30 â€" 10:30 AM at Sampson’s Chapel of the Acres Funeral Home, 21 Tinkham Rd., Springfield, MA (413) 782-5226 and followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 11 AM in Our Lady of Sacred Heart Church, 485 Boston Rd., Springfield, MA. The burial will be in St. Michael’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Richard’s name may be made to Covenant Hospice, 2001 N. Palafox St., Pensacola, FL 32501.



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