Patrick Lester Lyons passed away Thursday, July 3, 2014 in the St. Francis Hospital, Tulsa, Okla. He was 65 years old.
Pat was born November 21, 1948 in Pawhuska, Okla., the son of Lester and Ruby (Johnson) Lyons. On May 22, 1976, he married the former Clara Joyce Reedy in Guymon, Okla. He enjoyed spending time at the family farm, raising various farm animals and antique tractors. He especially enjoyed the time he spent with his grandchildren. A past member of the Elks Lodge, Pat attended the Ochelata United Methodist Church.
Surviving are his wife Joyce Lyons of the home; sons Patrick Lyons and wife Margie, Terry Land and wife Lori; daughters Kathy Jo Lee and family, Kristi Simpson and family; grandchildren Shane Lyons, Todd Lane, Tanner Lane, Ky Lee, Carly Simpson and Katie Grace Lane; brother Larry Lyons and family of Pawhuska; sisters Carolyn Ayres and Marilyn Gorman; as well as numerous nieces and nephews and other family and friends.
Pat was preceded in death by his parents, Ruby Lyons and Lester Red Lyons; and a brother, Christopher Patrick Lyons.
Graveside services were held Saturday, July 5, in the Pawhuska City Cemetery. Pastor Ted Hoffman, Ochelata United Methodist Church, officiated.
McCartney’s Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.