John Lyon was a loving partner, father, grandfather, husband, brother, uncle, and friend. He went to be with the Lord on August 8, 2014. He worked as an Audit Director for LADOTD for 39 years. He retired May of 2013. John never met a stranger because he always carried his 200 Question Questionnaire with him. He is survived by his partner, Alan Rusch; sons, Nicky and wife Mindy, and Joey; grandchildren, Derick and Destiny; brother, Billy and wife Seritta; many nieces, nephews, and cousins. John is preceded in death by his wife, Carol Ann; and parents, Bill and Mary Lyon. He will be dearly missed. Visiting hours will be held at Resthaven Funeral Home, 11817 Jefferson Hwy. on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm. Visiting will resume at Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 15615 Jefferson Hwy. on Wednesday, August 13 2014 from 10:00 am until service time. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am. Please write a short story of a good memory you have with John to add to our Remembrance Book. In addition, we would like to thank St. Joseph Hospice-The Carpenter House staff and especially Trigge for all the love and support during this difficult time. Family and friends may sign the online memorial, leave a personal note to the family, or order flowers at www.resthavenbatonrouge.com.