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Russell Patrick Lyons

May 4, 1940 ~ September 7, 2020 (age 80)


Mr. Russell Patrick Lyons, 80, of Mt. Airy passed away Monday, September 7, 2020 at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston Salem.  He was born in St. Louis, MO on May 4, 1940 to the late John and Lillian Kinney Lyons.  Mr. Russell was a retired truck driver, and proudly served our country in the United States Marines and Army.  He is survived by his children, Ramona Haubrich, Evelyn and Randy Hornaday, Patrick and Susan Lyons, Russell Lyons, Jr., Terri and Rocco Shackelford; eight grandchildren; five great grandchildren; a brother and sisters-in-law, Michael and Alice Lyons, Carolyn Lyons; nieces and nephews.  In addition to his parents, Mr. Lyons was preceded in death by his wife, Lieselotte van Basshuisen Lyons; a grandchild, Jason Lyons; a brother, Jack Lyons.  A private memorial graveside service will be held at a later date.  Moody Funeral Home in Mt. Airy is serving the Lyons family.  Online condolences may be made at


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