Robert Louis Lyons (Bob) died Saturday (May 25, 2013) at Heartland of Marietta. He was the son of the late Louise and Robert A. Lyons of McKeesport, Pa.. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 1950 with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering Degree after which he enlisted in the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged in 1954.
Bob was employed locally as a chemical engineer until his retirement. He was a quiet man devoted to his family who enjoyed fishing, reading, family vacations and his dogs. He was a member of St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Marietta.
Preceded in death by his parents and his Aunt Hilda Caltrider, Bob is survived by his wife of 59 years, Carol Marie, daughter Laura Pulliam (David), sons James J. Lyons (Chris), Robert B. Lyons, and four granddaughters. Services will be held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday at the Hadley Funeral Home Reno Chapel, 1021 Pike St., Marietta. Friends may call today from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to a charity to their choice.
Online condolences may be made at www.hadleyfh.com