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Edward Lyons

August 28, 1941 ~ January 25, 2024 (age 82) 82 Years Old
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Edward James Lyons, Jr., known affectionately as Ed to his friends and family, passed away peacefully on January 25, 2024, in Dunedin, Florida, after a brief illness. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on August 28, 1941, Ed's journey through life was marked by his fun nature, adventurous spirit, and intelligent mind. 

Ed was the son of the late Edward J. Lyons and Virginia Cornwell Lyons Meierhans. His life was a testament to the values of family and hard work instilled in him from a young age. Ed's educational pursuits led him to Ursinus College in Collegeville, PA, where he earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance. This foundation paved the way for a successful lifelong career as a financial controller at Weyerhaeuser's Scarborough Constructors, where his expertise and dedication were well recognized. 

Ed had a passion for traveling which took him to numerous destinations, each adventure enriching his life with new experiences and memories. He also was a committed volunteer with the City of Clearwater Police Department and a Ham Radio enthusiast. A lifelong Philadelphia Phillies fan, Ed enjoyed attending the Phillies spring training games near his home each year. 

A loving father and grandfather, Ed's family was his pride and joy. He leaves behind his beloved son, Edward J. Lyons III, and daughters, Michele Lyons Uhrinek (Andy) and Jennifer Lyons Maxwell (Ed). His legacy continues through his cherished grandchildren, Amanda Valentine (Shaun), Heather Slatton (Hunter), Megan Uhrinek, Rachel Uhrinek, James Maxwell, and great-granddaughter, Avaleigh Valentine. 

As we celebrate a life well-lived, a life filled with love, laughter, and the pursuit of happiness, Ed's memory will forever be etched in the hearts of those who knew him, and his legacy will continue to inspire and guide us.

The family will hold a private service in Georgia. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the building fund (“A Place to Call Home”) at Lanier Christian Academy, where Ed’s grandson and great-granddaughter attend.

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