Timothy B. Lyons

Timothy Bruce Lyons, born in Wenatchee Feb 18, 1949 was killed in a helicopter accident in Medford, Oregon on January 23, 2019, while flying a training mission. He is survived by wife Ashley Goodrich Lyons of Port Bolivar, Texas, mother Lila Lyons of Leavenworth, old brothers Joseph Michael (Ellen), Seattle, John Scott Lyons of Seattle, and younger sister Terri Lyons Warehime (Steven) of Westminster, Maryland. He was predeceased by his father Joseph M. Lyons in 2002. Tim is also survived by Marni Moore of Bellingham and longtime friend Rich Adams of Wenatchee.

Tim attended Wenatchee Valley College and graduated from Gonzaga University, where he was in the ROTC. He joined the US Marines at Pensacola, Florida as a pilot, serving six years stationed in the Philippines. After leaving the Marines, he was a Medevac pilot, worked with the US Forest Service as a firelighting pilot, with offshore oil companies, and as an Army Reservist. He was also a pilot for the Royal Family  of Saudi Arabia. For the last 20 years he has flown as a contractor for the US Navy in the Pacific. A celebration of Life service was held in Leavenworth at The Faith Lutheran Church. 

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