John S. Lyons

COLUMBIA, Ky. – John Stewart “Stu” Lyons, 82, of Columbia, Ky., formerly of Newton Falls and Florida, passed away 5:06 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, at his home.

He was born June 13, 1934, in Salt Lake, Ky., to John Newton Lyons and Anna Beatrice Staton.

Mr. Lyons was retired from the aerospace industry in Florida and was a U.S. Air Force veteran who made his home in Columbia, Ky., for several years.

He is survived by one daughter, Sonia (Bart) Shane of Baltimore; one son, Jon Scott Lyons of Old Town, Fla.; one brother, Roger Lyons of Florida; and three sisters, Delma Perrine and Mary Lou Griffin, both of Florida, and Betty Balogh of Texas.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Henrietta Elizabeth Lyons, March 11, 2011.

A funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in Columbia. Cremation will follow the service.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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