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Lawrence Edward (Sonny) Lyons, 80, Campbellsville, KY (1940-2021)

Lawrence Edward "Sonny" Lyons of Campbellsville passed away on Wednesday, July 7, 2021. He was 80 years old.

A prayer service will be held at 6pmCT on Friday, July 9, 2021 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

The funeral service will be held at 10:30amET on Saturday, July 10, 2021 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Campbellsville, officiated by Rev. Fr. Saju Vadakumpadan. Burial will follow in Gum Lick Cemetery in Casey County, Kentucky.

Visitation is requested from 5pmET until 8pmET on Friday, July 9, 2021 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Lawrence Edward "Sonny" Lyons of Campbellsville, son of the late William Leslie Lyons and Floye Marie Enyard Lyons, was born November 30, 1940 in Marion County, Kentucky.

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church.

He was a retired construction employee and mechanic.

Favorite past times were coon hunting and playing music with his friends.

Sonny united in marriage to Phyllis Hicks July 11, 1981.

Besides his wife, Phyllis Hicks Lyons of Campbellsville, he is survived by four sons and five daughters: Wilma Wilson (Steve) of Campbellsville, Joyce Oddson (Patrick) of Odessa, Florida, Dwight Murphy (Donna) of Liberty, Delora Akin of Campbellsville ,Tara Burdine (Doug) of Campbellsville, Caroline Hewitt (David) of Lebanon, Larry Lyons (Lisa), Gary Lyons (Terri) and Scott Lyons of Campbellsville; twenty-one grandchildren: Brandie Wilson (Chris), Matthew Wilson (Tasha), Joshua Wilson (Holly) and Jacob Wilson (Kaleigh) of Campbellsville, Jonathan Oddson of Odessa, Florida, Drema Thompson (Brance) of Alvaton, Tiffany Sharp (Ronnie) of Liberty, Damian Fair, Kenny Fair (Kelly) and Shannon Gabehart (Travis), Shawn Sowders, Tracy Montgomery (Kyle), Ashley Spurling (Demonte) and Shelby Burdine (Jake), Joey Buckman (Nicole), Chris Buckman, McKenzie Lyons, Zach Lyons, Laken Lyons, Jaylen Lyons and Michael Lyons (Tia) of Campbellsville; twenty-five great-grandchildren: Taylor Wilson, Karah Wilson, Logan Wilson, Chloe Motheral, Aubrey Wilson, Nicky Wilson, Weston Wilson, Josiah Wilson, Ryan Sharp, Lilly Sharp, Paisley Thompson, Jaclyn Fair, Elissa Ford, Hunter Ford, Ethan Ford, Nathan Sowders, Kaylee Sowders, J.J. Sowders, Makayla Montgomery, Kayden Cox, Brayson Cox, Kaydence Cox, Bently Cox, Analeigh Foster and Avah Perkins; three sisters: Pauline Wise of Campbellsville, Carolyn Menizer of North Point, Florida and Elsie Davenport of Lafayette, Tennessee; one brother-in-law, James "Jimbo" Hicks of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and a host of friends.

He was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters: James Lyons, Buddy Lyons, Corene Mitchell and Rita Purdom.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Lawrence Edward (Sonny) Lyons, 80, Campbellsville, KY (1940-2021)

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