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MSgt DARRELL WAYNE LYON, UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS (Ret.)

Darrell Wayne Lyon, Master Sergeant United States Marine Corps Retired, 69, of Lady’s Island and Auburn, New York, husband of Brenda Fitts Lyon, died Thursday, January 25, 2018, at Beaufort Memorial Hospital.

Darrell was born in Cortland, New York and was a son of the late Donald and Dorothy Kraft Lyon. He was a 20 year United States Marine Corps Veteran where he served as a Combat Engineer during the Viet Nam Conflict. He was preceded in death by a sister Tudy Sims.

Darrell is survived by his wife of 36 years; children: Jonathon Mosher, Trevor Lyon, Kimberly Mosher, Mindy Lyon, and Tyler Lyon; 10 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren, and 2 sisters, Darleen Evangalista and Debbie Gardner.

A memorial service will be held at 2 o’clock Sunday, February 11, 2018, in the chapel of Copeland Funeral Service – One Copeland Drive, with full Marine Corps Honors.

Memorials may be made to your local American Legion.

Online Condolences

  1. Derek and Yvonne Sims says:

    He will be missed. Alot of good memories.
    Thinking of you guys. Love you.

  2. Heather Ripley says:

    Im so very heart broken….we will miss him dearly
    Heather Scott Dream Mehki

  3. Tiffany Ford says:

    Brenda sorry for your loss. He will be missed by everyone. I remember cokming to your house in Beaufort and having cook outs and Darrell showing me how to 2 sitter bike you guys had.

  4. Marty,Michelle,&Troy Toomeywe says:

    We are so sorry for your loss. We loved Darrelll !!! He was a grandpa to Troy and a wonderful neighbor. Darrell and Brenda helped us out so much I can’t put it all down. We love you guys so much !! Thank you you Darrell for being a huge part of our life.

  5. William Ewings says:

    Mr. Lyon was a great husband and father. I am honored to have gotten to know him and speak to him. I pray for the family’s peace in this hard time. “The Lord is close to the brokenhearted; he delivers those who are discouraged” Psalm 34:8 NET. If there is anything I can do to help, please don’t hesitate to call. Semper Fi

  6. Sue Burhans says:

    Brenda & Family, So sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time, hold your memories close to your heart, Darrell will always be near.

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