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James "Jim" Milton Lyons
April 4, 1928 - January 22, 2014


James Lyon, 85, of Dickinson, passed away Wednesday, January 22, 2014, at residence.

Funeral services will be held 10:00 A.M., Monday, January 27, 2014, at Emken-Linton Funeral Home in Texas City, Texas. Visitation will begin at 9:00 A.M. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be at 2:30 P.M. Memory Gardens in Nederland, Texas.

Mr. Lyon was born April 4, 1928 in Port Author, Texas. He was a Marine Biologist and worked at The National Marine Fisheries Department in Galveston, Texas for 30 years. He graduated from Texas A&M in 1959. He loved to travel and fish.

Mr. Lyon is preceded in death by his parents Emil and Bettie Lyon; 2 brothers John and Fred Lyon.

Survivors include his wife of 52 years Loucretia Lyon of Dickinson, Texas; daughter Pamela Sue Lovuolo and husband Joseph of Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania; brother-in-law Travis A. Johnson of Aransas Pass, Texas; sister-in-law Shirley Willner of Dickinson, Texas; numerous nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.

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