Joseph E. Lyons Sr.

October 25, 1926May 11, 2019

Joseph Edward Lyons, Sr., age 92 passed away Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 5:20am in Bell, Florida Joseph was born in East Port Florida to Wesley S. Lyons and Beulah Mae Davis and remained in the Volusia County area his entire life. . He spoke often of the many changes that had taken place since he was a young boy. He served in the US Navy in WWII in addition to serving as a Law Enforcement Officer for Daytona Beach Police Department. His passion was fishing, and gardening and he did both as if it were a job he loved. When his health permitted, he attended the Sanford Church of God of Prophecy. Joseph is survived by the love of his life of 32 years Leatrice Asher Lyons; Son(s) Joseph Edward Jr. (Kendra) Lyons. of Randleman, NC, Richard Douglas (Marsha) Lyons of Sanderson Florida, Stepson Douglas Byrd of Hudson Florida. Daughter(s) Theresa Louise (Mitchell) Gentry of Bell, Florida, Anita Lyons (David) Moore of Bell, Florida Stepdaughter Cathy (Curt) Prystupa of Hudson Florida., 12 Grandchildren, 14 Great Grandchildren and 2 Great Great Grandchildren. A visitation will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2019, 11:30am–12:30pm. A Service will begin at 12:30pm-1:00pm at Fero Funeral Home, 5955 N. Lecanto Hwy., Beverly Hills, FL 34465. Entombment to immediately follow at Fero Memorial Gardens, 5891 N. Lecanto Hwy, Beverly Hills, FL 34465. In Lieu of flowers please make a donation to Haven Hospice


  • Visitation Saturday, May 18, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, May 18, 2019


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Debbie Gross

May 17, 2019

He was always a gentleman in every sense of the word. Our deepest sympathy to his family.