June 5, 2010
Wesley L. Lyons, 86; of Fulton, NY died Saturday at Oswego Hospital. He was born in Minetto and he had been a resident of Minetto for most of his life. Mr. Lyons was a WWII Veteran having served in the United States Marine Corp in the 8th Squadron as a Flying Sergeant. Mr. Lyons was honored during his service with following medals and awards: American Campaign Medal, Navy Occupation SVC Medal, WWII Victory Medal, Marine Corps Sharpshooter Rifle Badge, Honorable Service Lapel Button, and the Marine Corps Honorable Discharge Button. He was past employed with Ball & Wilson, Oswego, NY. Mr. Lyons was an avid Yankee fan. He was pre-deceased by his wife of 59 years Margaret (Forbes) Lyons in 2005, and his son John Lyons in 2004. He is survived by his children: Wesley Lyons Jr. of Oswego, Margaret (Harrison) Wilde of Hannibal, Terry (Jennifer) Lyons of Panama, and Michele (Mark) Sherman of Fulton, 2 brothers: Norman “Tom” Lyons of Minetto, and Howard Lyons of Oswego, 13 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Memorial Services will be held 10:00 AM Tuesday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton with Rev. Richard Morisette officiating. Burial with Military Honors will be conducted in Minetto Cemetery, Minetto, NY. There will be no calling hours. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton has care of the arrangements.