WAYNESVILLE — Jeff Lyons, 38, passed away at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Rick Lyons and Frances Pressley; and an infant nephew, Dakota.

Jeffrey is survived by his sisters, Misty T. Moore and Angie Oliver both of Waynesville; five nieces and two nephews; along with great nieces, nephews and numerous extended family and friends.

Jeff worked at HVO for 16 years. He enjoyed his job greatly and never missed a day of work. A simple man, Jeff truly loved life and his family.

He enjoyed family time and spending it with his nephew Austin and nieces Cheyenne and Kali. Jeff loved sports — football and wrestling, all types of wildlife, feeding birds and gardening; which he was amazing at.

He was a collector of all things. Some of his favorite collections were coins, cards and Coca-Cola memorabilia.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 11, at Smoky Mountain Chapel with Pastor Scotty Rollins officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow services at Greenhill Cemetery.

Smoky Mountain Cremations and Funeral Service of Clyde is caring for the family and the online register is available at www.smokymountaincremations.com.

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