Francis Harvey Charles Lyson

Francis Harvey Lyson

Francis "Harvey" Charles Lyson, 72, passed away on March 22, 2016 in Texas City, Texas. He was born on August 3, 1943 in Minot, North Dakota to Albin O. Lyson. Francis grew up in Minot, North Dakota. He joined the United States Marines at seventeen years of age and served in the Vietnam War.

Francis was preceded in death by his father, Albin O. Lyson. Francis is survived by his spouse, Roseann Lyson of Texas City, TX; son, John Lyson of Seattle, WA; daughter, Theresa Lyson of Seattle, WA; son, Martin Lyson of Seattle, WA; son, Nathan Lyson of Dickinson, TX; daughter, Adrienne (Adrian) Escobedo of Kemah, TX; brothers and sisters, Alvan Lyson, Charles Lyson, Kurt Lyson, Charlotte Smith, Isabelle Montoya, and Rose Pfleger; granddaughter, Ella; and numerous other relatives. 

A public visitation will be held on Thursday, March 24th, 2016 at Carnes Funeral Home, 3100 IH 45 North (exit 15), Texas City, TX 77591 at 10:30 am.  Services will follow at 11:30 am.  Burial will follow at Houston National Cemetery, 10410 Veterans Memorial Drive, Houston, TX, 77038.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund, P.O. Box 555193, Camp Pendleton, CA 92055.  (www.semperfifund.org)