James Wade Lyons

Born: Sun., Sep. 6, 1964
Died: Tue., Dec. 31, 2019


11:30 AM to 12:30 PM, Fri., Jan. 10, 2020
Location: BCOGIC

Funeral Service

12:30 PM Fri., Jan. 10, 2020
Location: BCOGIC

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    James Wade Lyons, 55, of Poughkeepsie, NY passed away on December 31, 2019 at home. He was born in Poughkeepsie on September 6, 1964 to Marvin Lyons and Sarah Artis. James attended Poughkeepsie city schools and his previous employers in the Maintenance Department were Vassar Brothers and St. Francis Hospitals.

  James was known for his positive outlook and humor. He loved to be the center of attention. James had the ability to deal with tough situations in an optimistic and hopeful way. For example, he took pleasure in caring for his father and spent quality time with his mother. James was very aware of self actualization. He enjoyed the flow of water, relaxing in the parks, had a great love for classical music, gangster rap, and spending time with his sister.

  Survivors include; his children, James Lyons and Shabrina Lyons, grandchildren; Michael Sheldon Jr., and Zionah Heavenly IS-RA-EL Lyons, siblings; Loretta Hall (Byron and Etta Lyons-Warren (Marvin),a special niece; Unique Hall, a special bond with each of his nephews and nieces, a special cousin; Lloyd Lee Lines Jr. James was predeceased by a brother; Herbert Spratley (Herbie), a stepfather; James Johnson, maternal grandparents; Sally and Henry Artis, paternal grandparents; Etta Garrett and James Lyons, 2 very good friends; Ricky Archer and Harvey Kinard.

  Visitation is Friday, January 10, 2020 11:30AM – 12:30PM at the Beth-EL Church of God in Christ 91 Hooker Ave Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. A Funeral Service will begin at 12:30PM with Supt Dwight Hunt officiating. Burial to follow in Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted with the Joseph J. Darrow Sr. Funeral Home, Inc. 39 So. Hamilton St. Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.845-452-1840 to send online condolences please visit www.darrowfuneralhome.org.

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