Mr. John Charles Lyon, son of the late Harold and Charlene Bleckley was born June 2, 1942 in Woodward, Oklahoma. He attended the public schools of Woodward County and was a graduate of Woodward County High School in 1961. At an early age he attended Lincoln Ave Baptist Church where he was baptized and a dedicated member.
He was united in holy matrimony to Angie Raye Moore, Sr. in August 4th, 1978. This union was blessed with two children.
John enjoyed fishing, bowling, cards, and shooting sports. He was very active in his community helping with numerous Hopkins Thanksgiving diners as well as various food drives. He was a member of ATA, NRA and the local Moose Lodge, where he spent a lot of time with friends. John retired with honors after 31 years in the Army National Guard and 28 years of service for the State of Oklahoma. After his retirement he help his friends at Leroy's ready mix and Zirby Enterprises.
As a result of his generous spirit and pleasant personality, John was loved by many, and his influence will forever remain in the lives of all who knew him. He quietly departed this life Monday, February 3rd,2020 at 9:13 pm. at his resident surrounded by family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, and brother, Terry Lyon.
Survived by one son Dustin Lyon of Woodward, Oklahoma and one daughter Dacia Gonser of Buffalo, Oklahoma and 3 grandchildren Jakoby Carter, Kaleb and Chloe Gonser.
Survived by one brother Lee and wife Arlene Lyon of Woodward, sister Carol and husband Dallas Peil of Woodward. And a host of devoted nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
The family will hold a private Graveside Memorial Service at 11:00am, Friday, February 14th, 2020 at Elm Wood Cemetery in Woodward, OK. Dinner will follow at the Woodward Moose Lodge.