Stanley L. (Stan) Lyon
1921 - 2020
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Stanley (Stan) L. Lyon

Reno - Wednesday, March 18, 2020, Reno lost a gentle man. Stanley (Stan) L. Lyon died at home under the care of his daughter. Stan was born in McCook, Nebraska on June 16, 1921, to Eugene and Hazel (Rouch) Lyon. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII on a minesweeper. After the war, he got a degree in accounting from the University of Denver and moved to Reno in 1947, where he became a CPA. He was the first graduate of the University of California, Davis Law School to pass the bar exam in 1969 and practiced law in Reno until his retirement in 2015.

He is joining his wife Hilma Lyon, son Richard Lyon, sister Ruth Lyon, brother Eugene R. Lyon, and his parents in heaven. He is survived by his daughter, Susan Ryan (Don Walter), of Washington, his granddaughters Brenna Ryan-Jackson, Tristan Ryan-Mendoza, and M'Kenzie Ryan, great-granddaughters M'Kenna and M'Kayla Jackson, and great grandsons Isaiah and Gunner Renfrow.

The family would like to thank Renown Hospice, especially Katherine, RN, and Amy, CNA. Your care and support is greatly appreciated.

Services will be held at a later date.

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Published in the Reno Journal-Gazette and Mason Valley News from Mar. 20 to Mar. 22, 2020.
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April 4, 2020
In loving memory of a wonderful person..I worked for Stan when I attended TMCC in 1994-1995. I enjoyed working for him as his secretary. He was a very nice man and was always so generous and understanding when it came to school stuff. He was a wonderful boss to me and I will miss him. May you rest in piece. You will be greatly missed.
Stephanie Ramsey
March 26, 2020
My heart hurts to hear of Stan's passing. What an incredible man and one whom I am proud to say was a family friend and the best past employer a girl could ever have. Rest in eternal peace with your blessed father and awaiting family Stan. You will be greatly missed by all.
Kim (Minerva) Salavarrieta
March 24, 2020
Stan truly was one of the good ones. He will be missed.
Carol Luce
March 22, 2020
Stan - a gentleman and professional. Stan was our family taxman initially, later becoming our family attorney following Loyal's retirement.
One of the good ones!!!
S Johnsons
March 22, 2020
I met the Lyon family 54 years ago and Susan and I became lifelong friends. Mr Lyon was such a fun guy ... happy, positive, caring, intelligent, honest ... the list goes on. He became my parent's attorney and I am grateful he was there for me when my parents passed. He left an imprint on my heart and I will always think of him (and Hilma) with fondness. ❤
Karen Rogers
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