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Visitation

Seaver Brown Chapel
Saturday May 6th, 2017
12:00pm - 1:00pm

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Seaver Brown Chapel
Saturday May 6th, 2017
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Raymond Lyons, Jr.

RURAL RETREAT, Va.

Raymond (Ray) Lyons, Jr., age 56, died Tuesday, May 3, 2017, in Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Ray was preceeded in death by his parents, Raymond and Helen Lyons; grandparents, Dewey and Mary McGrady; and an infant brother, Leon Lyons.

Ray was loving and caring husband, dad, brother, uncle and friend. He never met a stranger. Ray knew everybody and everyone knew and loved him. If he wasn't on a riverbank fishing, you would find him in the garage working with wood. He loved sawdust! Ray had a great sense of humor and loved-loved music and always had it playing. Ray lived and loved life. He'll be missed by his family and a ton of friends.

He is survived by his wife, Vanessa Lyons of Chilhowie, Va.; daughters, Christy Lyons and Tifani Doane all of Marion, Va; a son, Dustin Stamper of Marion, Va; two sisters, Mary L. Hawthorne of Rural Retreat, Va. and Ella Wingate and husband, Chris of Sugar Grove, Va.; six grandchildren; two special neices, Ashley Hall and Sheri Heldreth; serveral great neices and nephews and many friends.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday, May 6, 2017, at 1 p.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel. The family will receive friends from Noon until 1 p.m.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family at www.seaverbrown.com. Seaver-Brown Funeral Service and Crematory is honored to serve the Lyons Family.


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Guestbook

Brittany Owens May 21 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Raymond Jr.

Brittany Owens May 21 2017 12:00 AM

Dear Mary and Ella I'm so very sorry to hear about Ray my heart and prayers are with you and your family God will give u comfort and peace love Bonnie

Bonnie Atkins May 6 2017 12:00 AM

Oh Vanessa, Mary and Ella, These days ahead are going to be rough, just remember we NEVER say good-by, it's just ,will see you when it's our turn !! Love you, ....

Teresa Heath Robinson May 5 2017 12:00 AM

Kathy Medeiros Sheets May 5 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Raymond Jr.

Kathy Medeiros Sheets May 5 2017 12:00 AM

Prayers and thoughts for all of Ray's family and friends.

Kathy Medeiros Sheets May 5 2017 12:00 AM

Mary,Ella and family David and I are so very sad to hear about Ray. He has fought such a hard battle the pass few years. He was sure one tough guy. He will be missed by so many. All our thoughts and prayers go out for you all at this time that Jesus will give you the comfort you need at this time. We love you

Greta Schwartz May 5 2017 12:00 AM

Tammy May 5 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Raymond Jr.

Tammy May 5 2017 12:00 AM

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