John R. Lyman
1941 - 2021
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John R. Lyman

Lansing - Age 79 passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 6, 2021. He was born September 30, 1941, in Springfield, IL the son of the late Larry and Helen (McHugh) Lyman. He is a US Marine Veteran serving 1958-62 with a medal for good conduct. Surviving are the mother of his children Doreen Lyman, sons, John (Carol) Lyman, Josh (Justina) Lyman; daughters, Christine (Tim) Yorty, JoHanna Richardson, Mallory Lyman; sisters, Lynn Chapman, late Judy (Don) Liles; brother late Robert (Sue) Lyman; grandchildren Kyle (Savannah) Woods, Bryan (Carole) Lyman, Chelsy (Adam) Boelkins, Presley Richardson, Lily Richardson, Zoelle Samano, Joshua Jr. Lyman, Jillian Lyman and great grandchildren, nieces, nephews. John will be lovingly remembered as a US patriot-lifetime VFW member, a great friend, with ocean blue eyes a great smile and one who lived life on his own terms. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Monday, January 18, 2021 at 2 pm at the Palmer, Bush & Jensen Family Funeral Homes, Delta Chapel, with military honors VFW #701 following. The family will greet friends from 1-2 pm at the funeral home. The service will be livestreamed on the Palmer, Bush & Jensen Facebook page for those that cannot attend. Condolences can be made to the family at

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Published in Lansing State Journal from Jan. 8 to Jan. 10, 2021.
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January 18, 2021
So sorry for your loss. We love you all,
Rick, Jen and Keegan
Jennifer Liles
January 17, 2021
January 17, 2021
I love you so much Dad! Thank you for being there for me and for all of the great laughs! Your daughter, Mal
Mallory Lyman
January 12, 2021
I'm very saddened by your passing, but am looking anxiously ahead to the resurrection morning when we'll meet again.
Tim Yorty
January 9, 2021
My great friend, golf partner and travel companion!
Lee Taylor
January 8, 2021
I couldnt resist...I love this of usc
I just couldn’t this of us!
January 8, 2021
Dad, I LOVE you more than words could every say. So happy that I kept some of your voicemail so I can hear your beautiful voice!
I will ALWAYS keep you close to my heart until the day we meet again. Love, your daughter, Chris
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