Carl F. Lyon

Carl F. Lyon, 90, of Bellefontaine, passed away Friday afternoon, Dec. 22, 2017, at Heartland of Bellefontaine.

He was born in Bellefontaine on May 22, 1927, to the late Herbert H. and Mary Mowery Lyon. Carl married the former Glenna M. Hower on May 24, 1947, in Bellefontaine and she preceded him in death on Nov. 24, 2005. Carl was also preceded in death by a daughter Shirley A. Pruett Hilliard; grandson, Scott J. Lyon; brothers, Herbert Lyon Jr. and Elmer Lyon; and sisters, Virginia Reid and June Binkley.

Carl was a truck driver for Ohio Ready Mix for many years and retired at the age of 75. He loved being outdoors and was a loyal fan of the old Cleveland Browns.

Carl is survived by sons Michael F. (Laura) Lyon of Bellefontaine and Jerry C. (Susie) Lyon of Zanesfield; three grandchildren, Christopher M. Lyon, Tracey K. (Dan) Ackley and Amanda M. (Matt) Mershimer; nine great-grandchildren, Katelyne Ann Ackley, Hayden Daniel Scott Ackley, Bradey Daniel Ackley, Micah Jeremy Ackley, MaCaylah Lyon, Izak Lyon, Madeliene Lyon, Shiloh Mershimer and Everly Mershimer.

Friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 26, at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Bellefontaine, where the funeral will be at 6 p.m. with Pastor Floyd Lundy officiating. Private family burial will be in Huntsville Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of donor’s choice.

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