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Ronald Lyons
In Loving Memory ofRaymond Lavato Lyons1929 - 2021Newcomer - Winter Park Chapel (407-678-4500) is assisting the familyRaymond Lavato Lyons was born on August, 11th 1929, in Jacksonville, Florida. His parents Monroe M. Lyons and Ida Idell (Waters) Lyons, preceded him in death. Raymond had four sisters, Vicy, Ruby, and Estelle, Kathleen and a brother Walter F. (Fred) Lyons, who also preceded Raymond in Death.Raymond joined the Florida State Guard in 1945 at the end of World War II. In 1947, he Joined the Regular Army. He is a veteran of the Korean War. He served overseas in Germany, Korea, and Japan as well as numerous duty stations stateside.Raymond retired from the Army in 1967 as a Sergeant First Class, his awards and decorations include the Army Commendation Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal 5th award, World War II Victory Medal, World War II Occupation Army and Air Force Medal with both Clasp for Germany and Japan and the Berlin Airlift Device, Medal For Humane Action, National Defense Service Medal with Bronze Star, Korean Service Medal with two campaign stars, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal with Bronze Arrowhead, UN Korean Service Medal, R.O.K. War Service Medal, and the Korean Defense Service Medal.Raymond married the former Angeline Cook. They had seven children; Dwayne Anthony, Donald Wayne, Ronald William, David Allan, Dorthea Lynn, Rebecca Idell, and Martin Raymond. Angeline, Dwayne, and Rebecca preceded Raymond in death.Donald and Ronald reside in Copperas Cove, Texas; David lives in Saint Thomas US Virgin Islands; Dorthea resides in Warren, Michigan; and Martin, resides in Orlando, Florida.Raymond has numerous cousins, nephews, nieces, as well and grandchildren and great- grandchildren.After he retired from military service, Raymond worked as a Journeyman Press operator and retired from the Orlando Sentinel Star Newspaper Company.During his lifetime, Raymond always helped those who he could. He made and kept loyal friendships from his time in the military and his civilian career as well.Raymond was a stern example for us to follow. As a father, he was always there for his children.Raymond enjoyed hunting with Fred, his brother; he was an avid fishing enthusiast who enjoyed both freshwater and saltwater fishing. He collected coins and military memorabilia for hobbies.He was incredibly proud of his association and assignments with the “Big Red One” First Infantry Division, the 16th Infantry Regiment, and the 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment. Raymond was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion. Interment will be at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery, located in Killeen, Texas. Services pending, please check back for updates.Arrangements by Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions (Winter Park Chapel). ... See MoreSee Less
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Edward Milford
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Herman Wolters
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Jay Wallace
Good day and thank you to all who served. I know this is far fetched, but I'm hoping to find someone who may have some Vietnam war-time photos of Hugh "Tommy" Huffstetler. Tommy was my wife's father, whom she never got the opportunity to meet. Until a little over a year ago, she had never seen a picture of him. Technology has allowed for us to learn more, but I am still in search of a photo of him in Vietnam for his shadow box. Tommy was assigned to the 23rd Infantry division, 11th infantry regiment state-side. He deployed with the 1st Infantry division, 2nd battalion, 16th infantry regiment to Vietnam from July of 1969 to July of 1970. Any help or guidance would be appreciated. God bless. ... See MoreSee Less
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