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Larry Lyon

Larry "Bulldog" Lyon

Tuesday, April 5th, 1932 - Saturday, April 11th, 2020
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Obituary

Larry “Bulldog” Lyon, 88, of Milan, IL, died Saturday, April 11, 2020, at UnityPoint Trinity Medical Center in Rock Island, IL. Private family services will be held, with a Celebration of Life to be held at a later date. Interment will be at National Cemetery on Arsenal Island, Rock Island, IL. Memorials may be made to the Quad Cities Animal Welfare Center, Milan, IL. Larry Lee Lyon was born in Seymour, IA, on April 5, 1932, son of Henry “Hank” and Dorothy G. (Rowe) Lyon.  On October 27, 1956, in Council Bluffs, IA, he married Adrena M. Whicker, who preceded him in death October 16, 2012. Larry was a graduate of United Township High School in East Moline, IL, and after graduation, joined the U.S. Air Force, serving during the Korean War from 1951 to 1955.  He drove a truck for 42 years out of the Local 371 Teamsters Union, last driving for Standard Forwarding.  Larry enjoyed watching NASCAR, the Cubs and the Bears. He was extremely social, and loved being around people.                       Survivors include his sons, Mitchell (Eugenia) Lyon of Baylis, IL, Marshall (Natalie) Lyon, Matthew (Susan) Lyon, all of Milan, IL; brothers, Lyle (Liz) Lyon of Fort Lauderdale, FL, and Gene (Lynette) Clark of Tucson, AZ; seven grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren In addition to his wife and his parents, he was preceded in death by brother, Denny Lyon.
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Dennis Burke

Posted at 12:00am
I am so sorry to hear about Larrys passing. I was not informed until yesterday the he had passed. Your dad was a great guy and I always enjoyed visiting with him. I will plan on attending the celebration of life if I am informed about it. I also called Bruce Rowe yesterday to inform him . Dennis Burke
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Larry and Sally Jean

Posted at 12:00am
So sorry for our loss
Larry and I have you in our thoughts and prayers

Sally and Larry Jean
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Richard and Ann Durey

Posted at 12:00am
You were a great guy!Dick went to ballgames with you andRick played ball with Matt your son! . God Bless You,!
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Chuck Thieme

Posted at 12:00am
Dee and my thoughts are with you and family. Wish we culd be with you .
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Chris and Lorri Larsen

Posted at 12:00am
So sorry to hear about Larry! We will miss his laughter! RIP, Larry! 😢
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