Richard Gene “Dick” Lyons, age 65 of Nehawka died August 6, 2016 at the Bellevue Medical Center in Bellevue.  Dick was born December 14, 1950 in Nebraska City, the son of Edwin Gene and Pauline Marie (Lechner) Lyons.  Dick was a longtime resident of Nehawka, and had worked for Midwest Coop for many years.  Dick served in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Germany during the Vietnam War.  

Survivors include his wife Cassie of Nehawka; son, Jared Lyons and his girlfriend Torie of Elkhorn; daughter, Nicki Sievering of Lincoln; grandson, Gus Sievering; brother, Randy Lyons and his wife Vicki of Gretna; sister, Maxine Johnson of Gretna; many other relatives and friends.  Dick was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M. Thursday, August 11, 2016 at the First United Methodist Church in Weeping Water with burial in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery near Nehawka.

Full military honors will be conducted by Nehawka American Legion Post No. 157.

Visitations will be 1:00 to 8:00 P.M. Wednesday at Marshall Funeral Chapel in Nebraska City.  The family will greet friends from 5:00 to 7:30 P.M.

Memorials are suggested to the Nehawka American Legion Post No. 157 or Mt. Pleasant Cemetery Association.

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Marshall Funeral Chapel of Nebraska City is in charge of arrangements.