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Celebrating the life of
Peter Lyon
February 14, 1938 - March 27, 2018
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200
  • Celebration of Life
  • 4-6 PM - Saturday, April 28, 2018
  • Plantation Club
  • 1 Cottonwood Lane (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31411

  • 912-598-3525

Dear Anne, Peggy and I are so very sorry to have learned of Pete's recent passing. We have many fond memories of you both and I especially remember all the times Pete and I spent together working with the Lake Mohawk Ski Hawks water ski team when we both lived in Sparta, NJ. He will be very much missed by you and so many others.

Fred & Peggy Harris, Old Lyme, CT

Anne,I just heard of Petes death and am truly sorry.You were so lucky to have had his love and devotion for so many years and he yours. You ,and so many others ,will miss him terribly but what wonderful memories you have to share.May they comfort you now and always.Bronwen.

Bronwen Roberts, Forest Hills, N.Y.

I knew Pete well as he started with Pan Am 1 week before me and we both went on to UNITED. I am truly sorry for your loss.

richard homan, Prudence Island, RI

Pete was always one of the best. He was the kind of guy who inspired the rest of us to think — “When I grow up I want be just like him.” Of course many of us still have not grown up but there’s always hope.. God bless you dear man and Anne too.

Ken McAdams, Old Lyme, CT

I’m very sorry for your loss. I was never fortunate enough to meet Pete (UA flight attendant-3/18/69-4/30/05) but knew his brother Michael since 1969 when based in NY. Sending prayers and condolences to the Family.

Libby Sherman, Marysville, , WA

Pete was a fantastic man and pilot. Blessings to the family. S/F, bob

bob beavis, sea girt, nj

Peter was a kind, generous, and caring man. He will be missed greatly by all who knew him. Our prayers and thoughts are with Anne and the family.

Cecil & Jan Bendush, Savannah, GA

Our deepest sympathy to the Lyon Family. Pete will be missed, but we all have wonderful memories of him. He was a pilot's pilot, and a man's man!

Michael and Suzanne Perry, Rye Brook, NY

Anne; What a beautiful picture of that wonderful man. That is the way that I will always remember Pete. He will be sorely missed by everyone. Love to you and the family.

Jackie and John Boylan, Seneca, SC

My condolences go to the family. We know that in the near future there going to be a resurrection of both the righteous and unrighteous found at Acts 24:15. We also know that God has resurrected humans in the past according to John 11:39-44. This gives us a real hope for the future

M.B, Savannah , Ga

Ann: We're so sorry to learn of Pete's death. We are only repeating what you already have heard and know, Pete was a wonderful guy, sometimes referred to as "the nicest man on Skidaway", and it was true. We'll always miss him but find solace in the lessons we learned from him about humor, dignity, and graciousness.

John & Janet Cork, Savannah, Ga.

Dear Anne, What a talented and generous person Pete was, and we are so sorry for your loss. We are thinking of you and hoping for peace during this difficult time of grieving.

Joyce and Ed Conant, Savannah, GA

Anne, we are so sorry to hear of the passing of Pete. He was a truly special person, friend, and neighbor to Melissa, the girls, and myself. We will all miss his him and his joy for life. Love, the Neils

Jeff Neil, Savannah, GA

On behalf of Greg's PepsiCo "Family" thinking of the entire Family. Our heartfelt condolences. Chuck & Margit Waimon

Chuck & Margit Waimon, Redding , Ct

Cherish your memories ?

Gale and gene Cartledge , ,

Anne, we all loved Pete and will miss him terribly. We know he is looking down on us and smiling. Deepest sympathies to you and the family. Regards, Dee & Dave

Dee and Dave Angell, Savannah, GA

Anne, Our hearts are heavy with Pete's passing. He was such an upbeat and beautiful person, both inside and out. The world is a sadder place without him and he will not be forgotten. Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. Kathleen & Leo

Kathleen & Leo, Savannah, GA

Pete was a special guy...made a great tennis partner and added so much to the athletes at SPECIAL POPS. His smile, pleasant personality, and caring nature will be missed.

Roger Lundin, Savannah, GA

My condolences to the family of Mr. Lyon, it is never easy losing a loved one in death. As Isaiah chapter 25 verse 8 says death soon will be done away with an that is a time we are all waiting for.

Kay F, SAVANNAH , Ga

Dearest Anne, Our love to you and your family.We have been thinking you so much. Pete was such a great guy. John and Anne

Gardner , Savannah, GA

I was so sorry to hear of His Passing, Your Husband was such nice Man, He always had a smile on his face, and treated me with Respect. He was a special person and will be missed by many.

, Garden City, Ga.

Anne, so sorry for your loss. We had so many fun Sundays on the tennis court with our couples group and then the great pot luck suppers . You and Pete were special Jean Arlt

Jean Arlt, Ft. Mill, S.C

Dear Anne, We were so sorry to hear about Pete. Everyone loved him, and it is such a loss for all of us. It was a pleasure knowing him, and you, Anne. With love, Eileen and Bill Holden

Eileen and Bill Holden, Savannah, Ga

Dear Anne, We are so sorry for your loss. Pete was a great man. I'll wear his sheep t-shirt that he gave me today in his memory. May he rest in peace. Love, Sarah and Norman Smith

Sarah and Norman Smith, Sun City West, AZ

We will miss pete so much The world needs more pete Lynons in it Pete really did light up a room when he walked in loved him and enjoyed his company Cliff and Joanne Barthman

Cliff and Joanne Barthman, Bluffton, Sc

My condolences to the family. May you find comfort in the scripture at Revelation 21:4 and the website jw. org.

Niecy, Savannah, GA

Peter Lyon. Loving husband, father, brother, and grandfather, passed away peacefully at home on March 27th.2018

Born on February 14.1938 in Philadelphia. PA, he grew up on Long Beach Island, NJ.

Pete attended Duke University in 1955, where he participated in the ROTC program. After graduation in 1959 he joined the USMC and trained as a fighter pilot on the F8 Crusader. His career was spent flying out of Parris Island, SC. After retirement from the Marine Corps in 1964 he joined Pan American Airways and flew DC8’s, 707’s and & 747s until 1986, when he was transferred to United Airlines, where he flew 747-404 in the Pacific and orient until his retirement in 1998.

Pete and his wife Anne moved to Skidaway Island and built their dream home. Pete enjoyed golf, tennis, sailing, pickle ball and bocce. He loved children and graciously gave his time to tutoring 8th. Graders in the L.O.V.E program, and later he was a coach in the Special Pops tennis program. He joined the South Side Fire Department as a volunteer fireman for 9 years and became a medical first responder in 2014.

Everyone will remember Peter for his infectious smile and wonderful sense of humour. He would light up any room that he entered.

He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Anne. His brother Michael of Tennessee, his son Greg (Barbara), of Denver, CO and Tim (Michelle) of Plano, Texas. Six grandchildren: Preston, Jordan, Brittney, Jared, Cooper and Jack.

Remembrances may be made to the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation, PO Box 96628, Washington, DC 20090-6628 or Hospice Savannah, PO Box 13190, Savannah, GA 31416.

There will be a celebration of his life on April 28th from 4-6 p.m. at the Plantation Club.

Please sign our on-line guest book at www.foxandweeks.com

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Dear Anne, Peggy and I are so very sorry to have learned of Pete's recent passing. We have many fond memories of you both and I especially remember all the times Pete and I spent together working with the Lake Mohawk Ski Hawks water ski team when we both lived in Sparta, NJ. He will be very much missed by you and so many others.

Fred & Peggy Harris, Old Lyme, CT

Anne,I just heard of Petes death and am truly sorry.You were so lucky to have had his love and devotion for so many years and he yours. You ,and so many others ,will miss him terribly but what wonderful memories you have to share.May they comfort you now and always.Bronwen.

Bronwen Roberts, Forest Hills, N.Y.

I knew Pete well as he started with Pan Am 1 week before me and we both went on to UNITED. I am truly sorry for your loss.

richard homan, Prudence Island, RI

Pete was always one of the best. He was the kind of guy who inspired the rest of us to think — “When I grow up I want be just like him.” Of course many of us still have not grown up but there’s always hope.. God bless you dear man and Anne too.

Ken McAdams, Old Lyme, CT

I’m very sorry for your loss. I was never fortunate enough to meet Pete (UA flight attendant-3/18/69-4/30/05) but knew his brother Michael since 1969 when based in NY. Sending prayers and condolences to the Family.

Libby Sherman, Marysville, , WA

Pete was a fantastic man and pilot. Blessings to the family. S/F, bob

bob beavis, sea girt, nj

Peter was a kind, generous, and caring man. He will be missed greatly by all who knew him. Our prayers and thoughts are with Anne and the family.

Cecil & Jan Bendush, Savannah, GA

Our deepest sympathy to the Lyon Family. Pete will be missed, but we all have wonderful memories of him. He was a pilot's pilot, and a man's man!

Michael and Suzanne Perry, Rye Brook, NY

Anne; What a beautiful picture of that wonderful man. That is the way that I will always remember Pete. He will be sorely missed by everyone. Love to you and the family.

Jackie and John Boylan, Seneca, SC

My condolences go to the family. We know that in the near future there going to be a resurrection of both the righteous and unrighteous found at Acts 24:15. We also know that God has resurrected humans in the past according to John 11:39-44. This gives us a real hope for the future

M.B, Savannah , Ga

Ann: We're so sorry to learn of Pete's death. We are only repeating what you already have heard and know, Pete was a wonderful guy, sometimes referred to as "the nicest man on Skidaway", and it was true. We'll always miss him but find solace in the lessons we learned from him about humor, dignity, and graciousness.

John & Janet Cork, Savannah, Ga.

Dear Anne, What a talented and generous person Pete was, and we are so sorry for your loss. We are thinking of you and hoping for peace during this difficult time of grieving.

Joyce and Ed Conant, Savannah, GA

Anne, we are so sorry to hear of the passing of Pete. He was a truly special person, friend, and neighbor to Melissa, the girls, and myself. We will all miss his him and his joy for life. Love, the Neils

Jeff Neil, Savannah, GA

On behalf of Greg's PepsiCo "Family" thinking of the entire Family. Our heartfelt condolences. Chuck & Margit Waimon

Chuck & Margit Waimon, Redding , Ct

Cherish your memories ?

Gale and gene Cartledge , ,

Anne, we all loved Pete and will miss him terribly. We know he is looking down on us and smiling. Deepest sympathies to you and the family. Regards, Dee & Dave

Dee and Dave Angell, Savannah, GA

Anne, Our hearts are heavy with Pete's passing. He was such an upbeat and beautiful person, both inside and out. The world is a sadder place without him and he will not be forgotten. Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. Kathleen & Leo

Kathleen & Leo, Savannah, GA

Pete was a special guy...made a great tennis partner and added so much to the athletes at SPECIAL POPS. His smile, pleasant personality, and caring nature will be missed.

Roger Lundin, Savannah, GA

My condolences to the family of Mr. Lyon, it is never easy losing a loved one in death. As Isaiah chapter 25 verse 8 says death soon will be done away with an that is a time we are all waiting for.

Kay F, SAVANNAH , Ga

Dearest Anne, Our love to you and your family.We have been thinking you so much. Pete was such a great guy. John and Anne

Gardner , Savannah, GA

I was so sorry to hear of His Passing, Your Husband was such nice Man, He always had a smile on his face, and treated me with Respect. He was a special person and will be missed by many.

, Garden City, Ga.

Anne, so sorry for your loss. We had so many fun Sundays on the tennis court with our couples group and then the great pot luck suppers . You and Pete were special Jean Arlt

Jean Arlt, Ft. Mill, S.C

Dear Anne, We were so sorry to hear about Pete. Everyone loved him, and it is such a loss for all of us. It was a pleasure knowing him, and you, Anne. With love, Eileen and Bill Holden

Eileen and Bill Holden, Savannah, Ga

Dear Anne, We are so sorry for your loss. Pete was a great man. I'll wear his sheep t-shirt that he gave me today in his memory. May he rest in peace. Love, Sarah and Norman Smith

Sarah and Norman Smith, Sun City West, AZ

We will miss pete so much The world needs more pete Lynons in it Pete really did light up a room when he walked in loved him and enjoyed his company Cliff and Joanne Barthman

Cliff and Joanne Barthman, Bluffton, Sc

My condolences to the family. May you find comfort in the scripture at Revelation 21:4 and the website jw. org.

Niecy, Savannah, GA


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