James A. Lyman of Factoryville died Thursday at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia. Surviving is his wife of 33 years, Marsha Cushner Lyman.
Born Jan. 30, 1943, in Scranton, son of the late Raymond and Margaret James Lyman, Jim was a graduate of Dickson City High School. After school Jim enlisted in the Army
, where he was a staff sergeant and veteran of the Vietnam War
. Before retirement, he was employed for 40 years by Commonwealth Telephone/Frontier Communications. Jim was a member of VFW
Post 7069, Clarks Summit, Factoryville Men's Civic Club and American Legion Post 604, Moosic.
Jim was an avid fisherman, hunter and car enthusiast, particularly enjoying his Corvette convertible. Most of all, Jim was a family man with numerous friends.
Also surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Jared and Marissa Lyman, Mertztown; a brother, Harold, Dickson City; mother-in-law, Margaret Cushner, Old Forge; several brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Raymond.
The funeral will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. from the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Interment with graveside military services will be at Sunnyside Cemetery, Tunkhannock.
Friends may Monday from 4 to 7 p.m.
Online condolences may be sent at www.sheldonkuku chkafuneralhome.com