Donald Lee Lyons Jr. |

Donald Lee Lyons Jr.

Donald Lee Lyons Jr., 41, passed away March 17, 2005, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction.He was born Oct. 30, 1963, to Donald Lyons Sr. and Marjorie (Elliot) Lyons in Espanola, N.M.Donald spent his childhood in Basalt and Silt, graduating from Basalt High School.He married Enedelia Lucio on April 1, 1987, in Rifle.He was a roofer and spent most of his life in Silt and Rifle. He enjoyed his remote helicopters, boating, motorcycling and four-wheeling with his family. He loved his wife, children and family.Survivors include his wife, Enedelia; his father, Don Lyons Sr.; stepmother Nellie Lyons; daughters Cherie (Fabian Ayala Velasquez) Lyons and Chastity Lyons; brothers Doug (Kim) of Peoria, Ariz., and Terry Lyons, of Rifle; sisters Wendy (Randy) Glassier, of Basalt, and Tinker Heape, of Rifle; and one grandson, Fabian Ayala Lyons.Donald was preceded in death by his mother, Marjorie Lyons, on Sept. 21, 2004.A memorial service took place Monday, March 21, 2005, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Rifle.

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