Obituary of Ronald W. Lyman, Sr.
Ronald W. Lyman, Sr., age 85, of Rome, passed away peacefully on July 15, 2020, at Rome Memorial Hospital after a long battle with Leukemia and his most recent battle with the Covid-19 virus.
Ron was born in Rome on September 4, 1934 to the late Melvin and Rose Miller Lyman. He graduated from Westmoreland High School and proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. Ron worked as a letter carrier for the US Postal Service, retiring after 28 years of service. He also worked for many years at his "dream job" at Delta Knolls and Mohawk Glen Golf Course.
Ron was a member of the Knights of Columbus. He was an avid golfer and played softball and bowled in his younger days. Ron was also a devoted Red Sox and Syracuse University fan. He loved all sports, whether it was playing them in his younger years, coaching, refereeing or watching his grandchildren play, he loved it all. He was a big fan for any Rome or Westmoreland team.
Ron is survived by his daughter, Lynn (Sam) Tallarino of Rome; two sons, Ronald “Bill” (Sandy) Lyman, Jr., and Patrick Lyman both of Rome; grandchildren, Samuel (Alicia), Nicholas, Kaleigh (Robert) Laura, and Jennifer (Shawn); a brother, Bruce Lyman; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sisters, Barbara Teurman, and Rosalie Lyman; and a sister in law, Shirley Lyman.
Funeral services with military honors will be held on Saturday at 12 PM at the Barry Funeral Home, 807 W. Chestnut Street. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family.
Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home from 10 AM to 12 PM prior to the service. Those attending are required to wear a mask and adhere to the social distancing guidelines.
Please offer online condolences at: www.BarryFuneralHome.com.
To plant a tree in memory of Ronald Lyman, Sr., please visit Tribute Store