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Richard B. Lyon, Sr.

August 18, 1927 ~ February 16, 2018 (age 90)

Richard B. Lyon, Sr.

Age 90 of Longwood at Oakmont, formerly of Fox Chapel, passed away on Friday, February 16, 2017. Husband of the late Catherine B. "Cassie" Lyon; father of Richard Blair Lyon, Jr. and his wife Patricia, and Stuart S. Lyon; grandfather of Kaylin A. Lyon and the late Richard B. Lyon, III;  brother of the late Robert Lyon. Dick, as he was known by his friends, was a graduate of Uniontown High School and played basketball and football for the Red Raiders, he continued his education at Washington & Jefferson College and The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.  He served in the US Navy in WWII then worked in the employee benefits industry with Alexander & Alexander and AON. He was a member of the Fox Chapel Racquet Club for many years and was an avid tennis and platform tennis player.  No Visitation. A memorial service will be held at the Chapel at Longwood at Oakmont, Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers the family respectfully suggests memorial contributions to the Pace School of which he was a board member for many years.

 

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