Leroy W. Lyons Sr., 67, of Bryson Mill Road, Shenango Township, died Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at Golden Hill Nursing Home in New Castle. He was born March 8, 1950 in Ellwood City, a son of the late Clarence and Sylvia Lyons. Mr. Lyons worked in maintenance at New Castle Foundry and retired after over 30 years. He also worked security for BPI for five years. He enjoyed small engine repair.
He is survived by two children, Sherry L. Lyons of New Castle, and Leroy W. Lyons Jr. of New Castle; two brothers, Ron and Gary Lyons Sr., both of New Castle; five sisters, Donna Beeler of Butler, Brenda Cooper of New Castle, Margaret Disman of New Castle, Nora Ashton of Meadville and Marie Fojtik of Dallas, Texas; and five grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his companion, Sara Carter; two brothers, James and Fred Lyons; and five sisters, Geniva Yhelka, Bonnie, Wanda, Mable, and Loretta Lyons.
Friends will be received at the William F. and Roger M. DeCarbo Funeral Home, 926 Cunningham Ave., on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, from 3 to 4 p.m.
Memorial services will be held Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at 4 p.m. at the William F. DeCarbo Memorial Chapel. Rev. Dennis Bupp will be officiating. Online condolences may be offered at www.williamrogerdecarbo.com.
Published on April 6, 2017