Archive for Friday, May 26, 2006

Obituary: Edgar Allen Lyons


May 26, 2006

Services for Edgar Allen Lyons, 84, Tonganoxie, were Thursday, April 27, 2006, at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. Burial was in the National Cemetery in Leavenworth.

Mr. Lyons died April 25, 2006, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center, Leavenworth. He was born Nov. 12, 1921, in Peru, Neb., the son of John and Lucy (Allen) Lyons.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Tonganoxie. He had lived in Council Bluffs, Iowa, Kansas City, Kan., and Tonganoxie. He was retired from Riss International, where he was a truck driver.

His wife, Helen Jean Lyons, died in 1981.

Survivors include two sons, Rodney, Tonganoxie, and Donald, Independence, Mo.; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

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