William C. Lyons, Sr., age 82 of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Friday, October 8, 2021.
He was born in Wilmington, son of the late James and Thelma (Gerber) Lyons.
He is survived by his children, William Lyons Jr., Ronald Lyons (Lisa), Rita Calvetti (Dennis) and Catherine Hitch; his five grandchildren, Bryan, Chris, Ronald, Heather and Brittany; his three great-grandchildren, Mason, Wyatt, and Noah; and his brother, Denny Lyons.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his dear wife, Catherine “Booty” (Murphy) Lyons; his siblings, Carl, Ralph, Joanie, Marian, and Thelma; his grandson, Nicky Hitch; and great-grandson Joseph Lyons.
William will be remembered as a very hard-working and dedicated family man. He enjoyed watching sports, especially, baseball, football and wrestling.
A funeral service will be held at 10:30am on Friday, October 15, 2021, at the Doherty Funeral Home, 3200 Limestone Road, Wilmington, DE 19808, where family and friends may visit beginning at 9:30am. Interment will be held in Cathedral Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Faithful Friends, 12 Germay Drive, Wilmington, DE 19804.
12 Germay Drive, Wilmington DE 19804