Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

Obituaries

May 30, 2014

Robert “Bob” Lyman

Robert "Bob" Lyman of Frost passed away on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at Navarro Regional Hospital at the age of 67.

Bob was born on Nov. 15, 1946, in Bayard, Nebraska, to Herbert W. Lyman and Elizabeth Sittner Lyman. He served in the United States Army at the beginning of the Vietnam War from 1964 to 1967. He married Retha Meador on June 12, 1971, and they had 42 years together until her death in August 2013. Bob was retired from Brookshire's Grocery after 20 years working in Hillsboro and mainly in Corsicana.

Bob is preceded in death by his wife, Retha Lyman; father, Herbert Lyman; sister, Loretta Anderson; sister-in-law, Bernita Sage; and brother-in-law, Sidney Sage.

Survivors include his mother, Elizabeth Lyman of Corsicana; son John H. Lyman of Frost; brother, Harold Lyman of Albertlee, Minnesota; and sister, Wilma Grimes of Middletown, California. Bob is also survived by his sisters-in-law, Sandy Smith and husband Alvin of Aubrey, Allie Dowdle and husband Bryan of Frost, and Marla Niles of Frost.

Visitation will be 10 a.m. to noon Monday, June 2, 2014, at the Frost Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. at the Frost Baptist Church with Pastor Jason Wilder officiating. Interment will follow at the Frost Cemetery with Military Honors.

Pallbearers will be William Meskimen, Lynn Harris, Alvin Smith, Robert Reed, Bryan Dowdle, Keith Dowdle, Jeremy Wilson and Cliff Lord.

Honorary pallbearers will be Steve Lyman, James Orr, Billy Meskimen, Marcus Meskiman, Brian Carey and Basil Carey.

An online guest book is available at www.griffin-roughton.com by selecting the Robert “Bob” Lyman obituary.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home, Corsicana.

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