Jerry Lewis Lyon, 85, of Findlay, died at 9:13 p.m. Saturday, July 8, 2017 at Blanchard Valley Hospital. He was born May 27, 1932 in Hancock County, Ohio to Harold R. Lyon and Grace Luella (Cameron) Lyon, both deceased.
Jerry graduated from Findlay High School in 1950, served in the USAF from 1951 through 1955 and graduated from International Business College, Fort Wayne, Indiana in 1957. He was employed in the office of North American Van Lines for two years, and then by Equifax Services for thirty years. He was also an avid photographer. Jerry married Eileen Bonner at the Cathedral of Immaculate Conception in Fort Wayne, Indiana on December 26, 1959 with Monsignor Thomas Durkin officiating. Mr. Lyon resided in Findlay, Ohio for six years after their marriage and then moved to Van Wert, Ohio for fourteen years, after which time they returned to Findlay. He was a member of the Holy Name Society of St. Michael’s the Archangel Church.
Jerry is survived by his loving wife, Eileen; two daughters, Jan Lyon of Bowling Green, Ohio, and Anne Lyon (Ron) Thomas of Chillicothe, Ohio. Also, two granddaughters, Jennifer Thomas (Daniel) Falkenheim, and Nicole Thomas; and two great-grandsons, Landon and Jensen all of Columbus, Ohio. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Jerry was preceded in death by two brothers, Donald and Tom; and one sister, Marilyn.
Friends and family may visit on Thursday, July 13, 2017 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m., with the rosary recited at 6:30 p.m. at HUFFORD FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 1500 Manor Hill Rd, Findlay (419-422-1500). A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, July 14 at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, 750 Bright Rd., Findlay, Ohio 45840. Father Scott Woods will celebrate the Mass. Burial will follow in the St. Michael Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made to St. Michael the Archangel Church, 750 Bright Rd., Findlay, Ohio 45840.