William C. ‘Bill’ Lyons II, mechanic

September 21, 2021

William C. "Bill" Lyons II of Milford passed away suddenly Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, in Kent General Hospital, Bayhealth Medical Center, Dover. Bill was born in Milford, son of the late William C. and S. Faye (Pearson) Lyons.

He was working as a heavy equipment mechanic for J.R. Smith in Denton, Md., when he became ill. He enjoyed working on cars in his spare time and loved listening to the old-style classic country music. Bill also enjoyed going to J.P.'s Wharf in Bowers Beach to socialize and was known as the Mayor of "Billystone."

He is survived by his fiancée Karen K. Kirby; various cousins, but one special cousin Jeff Knotts; a very dear friend, Joe Hardisty; and his cat Jingle.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 26, at Lofland Funeral Home, 102 Lakeview Ave., Milford. The family suggests casual attire for the services. Graveside services will follow in Hollywood Cemetery, Harrington.

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