Lyons, Melvin Charles
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Jan. 14, 1950 - Nov. 21, 2010
Melvin Charles "Mel" Lyons, Retired Commander, U.S. Navy, 60, of Sarasota, formerly of San Diego, died Nov. 21, 2010.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, with a vigil at 8:30 p.m., at Toale Brothers Funeral Home, Gulf Gate Chapel. A celebration of his life will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Incarnation Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife of 32 years, Alida; two daughters, Kristina (Justin) Sherry of Sarasota and Victoria of Augusta, Ga.; two sons, Neil (Mary) of Sarasota and Eric of Siesta Key; grandchildren Angelyn and Victoria Sherry; along with three loving dogs, Seamus, Beckham and Chelsea; and kitty.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Salvation Army or St. Michael Parrish, Wauchula.
Toale Brothers - Gulf Gate Chapel
6903 S. Tamiami Trail Sarasota, FL 34231
Published in Herald Tribune from Nov. 25 to Nov. 26, 2010