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Description: Death of Captain Harry Virden LyonsNewspaper published in: Salisbury Maryland
Page/Column: Sussex Deaths
Lewes Delaware November 1
Members of the Delaware River & Bay Pilots Association compose largely the list of pallbearers for Captain Harry Virden Lyons,
who died Monday night at his home in Lewes.
At the service in the St. Peters Episcopal Church, where the late pilot served as Senior Warden, the pallbearers were J. Lyons
Richardson, John M. Richardson, Louis Chambers, George Chambers, Sr., George Chambers, Jr., Ralph Richardson, Sr., Ralph
Richardson, Jr., and F. Irvin Walls, standing in for Captain Fred Burton, a contemporary of Captain Lyons in the sailing vessels
era. Rev. De. Nelson Waite Rightmyer conducted the service attended by many state officials of the Republican Party. Burial was
in the church yard in the family plot beside the two sons who died as infants.