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Michael D. Lyons Sr.

June 22, 1956 ~ July 7, 2020 (age 64)


It is with with profound sadness that the family of Michael Lyons Sr. announce his peaceful passing on July 7th, 2020 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, OH. He was 64 years old.

He will lovingly be remembered by his three children he shared with Teresa Lyons of Newcomers town, OH; Michael Lyons Jr. of Newcomerstown, OH; Matthew(Chelsea) Lyons of Newcomerstown, OH; and Marcus Lyons of Newcomerstown, OH; grandchildren Aiden, McKenna, Jacob, and Braelynn; sister Lynn Layman of Stone Mountain, GA; brothers Terry(Patty) Layman of Fresno, OH; and Todd(Becky) Layman of Fresno, OH; as well as numerous relatives and friends. 

He was preceded in death by his mother Patty Layman and father Wendell Layman; paternal grandparents Jessie and Orland Layman Sr.; maternal grandparents Evelyn and Marvin Heaton.

Mike was born on June 22nd, 1956 in Ashtabula, OH. After moving to Fresno, OH, he went on to graduate from Ridgewood school district in West Lafayette, OH and enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1975. He would obtain the rank of Sergeant before being honorably discharged in 1979. Mike then took on a career as a truck driver, a profession he loved until he retired due to health reasons. Mike was an avid outdoorsman who loved his Ohio State Buckeyes, never missing a game if he could help it, and his cat Garth, but nothing compared to his love for muscle cars and speed. 

Visitation will be held on July 15, 2020 from 5pm to 7pm at 

Free Funeral Home, 

788 South Second Street

Coshocton, OH 43832

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July 15, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Free Funeral Home
788 S. Second St.
Coshocton, OH 43812

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