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William Lyons

November 14, 1951 — December 25, 2014

William Marcus Lyons, 63, passed away December 25, 2014.  He was born in Hollywood, Florida to the late William Preston Lyons and Maryruth Heller Lyons.  He was a long time resident of Tampa, Florida.  He was a graduate of Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL with a Masters Degree of Education in Math and Computer Sciences.  He worked for Verizon for over 30 years in their Data Management Services.  He was recognized as Employee of the Quarter and for his leadership within the computer field in regional and international symposiums, specifically in the HP user groups.  He served quietly as an active leader of his home church in Tampa until his health took a turn in 2008 when he became hospitalized and dependent on long term care.
He is survived by his brother and sister-in law:  George and Janice Lyons; his niece:  Jeanne Ruth Lyons; an Aunt & Uncle:  Robert & Shirley Heller; an Aunt t:  Janet Heller and several cousins and other relatives.
Funeral services will be held December 28 at 2:00 PM in the Shepard Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ted Heglund officiating.  The family will receive friends an hour prior to service.  Burial will be in Miami-Dade Memorial Gardens December 30 at 2:00 PM
Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at  Arrangements are under the direction of Shepard Funeral Home in Folkston, GA.
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