Donald H. Lyons, age 75, passed away peacefully on Friday (April 27, 2018) at Clifton Springs Hospital.
Friends may call Friday (May 4) from 5 to 7 p.m. at the R.A. Patrick Funeral Home, 26 West Main Street, Clifton Springs. Funeral services will immediately follow at 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family in Pioneer Cemetery.
Don was born November 3, 1942 in Canandaigua, N.Y. the son of the late Shirley and Charlotte Lyons. He served in the US Army from 1962 to 1966. Don was retired from Ontario County where he was a Curator. He was a dedicated volunteer coach for the local Vince Lombardi football program for 10 plus years. Don was a member of the NRA and enjoyed gardening. But Don’s true love was his family. Don was a loving father, grandfather, brother, Uncle and friend. He will be sadly missed by all.
Don is survived by his children Christopher Lyons, Marty Lyons and Jamie Lyons; grandchildren Damian Lyons and Braedon Frankhouser; brother, Paul Lyons; very close in-laws Katrina (Brian) Galbraith and Jim (Sue) Hart; nieces, nephews and dear friends; special friends and neighbors Tiny and Sharon.
Don is predeceased by his parents; wife, Sandra Lyons in 2014; sister, Carol Ocque.