John Royce Lyons, 79, of Tompkinsville, KY passed away Tuesday, April 19th, at Monroe County Medical Center.
John was born in Monroe County, KY on August 17, 1942, a son of the late Elva Jewell (Wax) and Hade Lyon.
He was married to Lucille Staples Lyons, who preceded him in death on March 14, 1984.
John was a farmer in the Sandlick Community of Monroe County, KY.
John is survived by a son, Johnny Lyons, and wife, Christie, of Tompkinsville, KY; two grandchildren, John Reece Lyons and Rylee Lucille Lyons.
John is also survived by a brother, Cecil Lyons, of Tompkinsville, KY.
Other than his wife and parents, he is preceded in death by five brothers, Orby, Ivan, Hade Jr., James, Earl and Rondall; and three sisters, Nelda Jones, Inez Burks and Jennie Morgan.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Thursday, April 21st at Yokley Trible Funeral Home in Tompkinsville, KY with burial to follow at Monroe County Memorial Lawn.
Visitation is Thursday morning after 8:00 AM until service time at 1:00 PM at Yokley Trible Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations in John's memory may be made to The Monroe County Backpack Program.
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