Douglas MacArthur Lyon, age 76 of Old Fields, WV, passed away Saturday morning, April 20, 2019 at the Grant Rehabilitation & Care Center in Petersburg, WV. Born on April 30, 1942 in Lahmansville, WV he was a son of the late Malcolm Glenn Lyon and Angie Josephine Shobe Lyon. He was preceded in death by his wife Judy Joanne Kelley Lyon in May 2016 and a sister, Patricia Lyon.
In his younger years, Doug was employed by Powers Auto Sales, Sherman’s Machine Shop and was the Owner/Operator of the Honda Dealership in Moorefield. Later in his years he worked for Mathias and Associates as an insurance agent. His real enjoyment and passion was working and driving vintage cars of which he had numerous. Doug, his brother Bill and nephew Michael were and are WV State Inspectors for the National Street Rod Association. Doug had been in declining health from an accident returning home from a car show nearly 10 years ago. God finally called the old street rodder home and the family hopes he doesn’t get into trouble doing burnouts on the streets of gold.
Surviving is a son, Dennis & Sumalee Lyon of O’Fallon, IL; a brother, William & Alma Lyon of Lahmansville, WV; two grandchildren, Natalie & Patrick and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be conducted 11:00 AM Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at the Fraley Funeral Home Chapel, 107 Washington Street with Pastor Harold George officiating. Interment will follow at the Lahmansville Cemetery, Lahmansville, WV. Friends may call from 5 – 8 PM Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be directed to the Charity of Donor's Choice in Doug's honor.