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William Charles Lyons

August 11, 1939 ~ October 8, 2021 (age 82)

Obituary

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.

 

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Services

Viewing
Friday
October 15, 2021

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Doherty Funeral Home - Pike Creek
3200 Limestone Road, Pike Creek
Wilmington, DE 19808

Funeral Service
Friday
October 15, 2021

10:30 AM
Doherty Funeral Home - Pike Creek
3200 Limestone Road, Pike Creek
Wilmington, DE 19808

Interment following funeral service
Friday
October 15, 2021

Cathedral Cemetery
2400 Lancaster Avenue
Wilmington, DE 19805

Donations

Faithful Friends
12 Germay Drive, Wilmington DE 19804
Tel: 1-302-427-8514
Web: http://www.faithfulfriends.us

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