James Walter Lyons, 93-years-old, of Woodbridge, Virginia passed away on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at Sentara Hospital.
He served with United States Navy aboard the USS Franklin CV-13 during World War II from 1942-1946. In 1982, he retired from the Navy Yard, Washington DC as a Power Plant Foreman. After retirement, he worked as a school bus attendant for Prince William County Schools for 15 years, retiring in 2003.
Jim is a member of Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church in Woodbridge, Virginia, the Knights of Columbus, Council 5750, and American Legion Post 290, Stafford.
He was preceded in death by Rita, his wife of 50 years. He is survived by one brother, Kenneth Lyons of Woodbridge, VA, three daughters, Ruth Camerlin (Larry) from Reading, MA, Karen Williams (Ron) from Fredericksburg VA and Kathleen Lyons from Woodbridge, VA, one son, James Lyons from Colonial Beach, VA; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
A Funeral Mass is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church, 13752 Mary’s Way, Woodbridge VA. Interment will follow at Quantico National Cemetery at 2 p.m.
The family will receive visitors from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at Miller Funeral Home, 3200 Golansky Boulevard, Woodbridge, Virginia 22192