LeRoy P. Lyman

July 8, 2022

LeRoy P. Lyman, 79, of Colfax, died July 8, 2022.  He was born September 28, 1942 in Lafayette, Ind. to James & Edith (Pugh) Lyman.  He married Rita Jo Scarlett on December 2, 1962 in Lafayette and she preceded him in death on January 24, 2010.

LeRoy attended school in Dayton and had lived in Dayton and the Colfax area his entire life.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Army Reserves.  He was a press operator, retiring from Alcoa after 29 years.  He was a member of the Methodist Church in Colfax.  LeRoy loved cooking, decorating cakes, drawing and painting.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will 9-11 a.m. Monday, July 11, 2022 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Plainview Cemetery, Colfax, Ind.

Survived by:

Daughter: Paula (Lewis) Crews of rural Frankfort, 5 Sons: LeRoy (Pam) Lyman Jr. of Brookston, Tim ((Kim Shoemaker) Lyman of rural Frankfort, Brian (Stacey) Lyman of Colfax, Roger (Tonya Williamson) Lyman of Colfax and Mark Lyman of Crawfordsville. A brother, Joe Lyman, 3 sisters, Rosella Tittle, Mary O’Neil and Ruth Killian, 13 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren also survive.

Preceded by:

In addition to his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by a brother and 3 grandchildren.


Leave your Condolences

11 Condolences for “LeRoy P. Lyman”

  1. Tonya Schocke July 8, 2022 at 4:45 pm

    So sorry to hear this, he was a good man, always was cooking and baking. I use to love to go see Paula, cause he would have something so yummy, may his children get there hearts filled with his wonderful memories and his devoted love for them. Prayers for all. What a great loss. God Bless.

  2. Madeline Sanders July 8, 2022 at 7:09 pm

    My heart goes out to his family. Now both of us lost our parents. God bless

  3. Jc & Sarah Killian July 8, 2022 at 8:23 pm

    Our deepest sympathies for the Lyman family. You’re in our prayers today.

  4. Lisa Taylor Rhine July 8, 2022 at 9:16 pm

    Dear Lyman Family,

    My thoughts and prayers are with all of you with the passing of your dad. I always enjoyed chatting and catching up with your dad and your mom over the years. Long time neighbors and long time friends. He was a great man who a great smile.

  5. Larry Pugh July 8, 2022 at 11:06 pm

    So sorry to hear of your loss, Leroy taught me everything I know about running the roll machine, he was a good man and quite the clown.

  6. Carla Phillips July 9, 2022 at 12:04 am

    Prayers for the family. I worked with Leroy for a long time he was a great guy. R.I.P. my friend

  7. Nancy Killian July 9, 2022 at 7:32 am

    Our love and support goes out to Leroy’s children and grandchildren. We will miss Uncle Leroy very much. Anna and I will fondly remember his loving and caring nature but most his smile and laughter. Love Anna Cornell and Nancy Killian

  8. Rick &Terri Dean July 9, 2022 at 12:54 pm

    So sorry, what a great man!! You are all in our prays. Fly high Grandpa!!

  9. Kristina (McCoy) Nichols July 10, 2022 at 2:09 am

    I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your father. My mom and I use to live in the house behind yours there in Colfax and I will always remember your dad for saving me from a snake in my mom’s rock garden.

  10. Randy Allen July 11, 2022 at 9:30 pm

    So sorry to hear about Leroy, He was a great man, One of the neighborhood Dads, He would always ask about the family, want to know what’s going on in our lives. Fly high Leroy, Will be praying for the family.

  11. LeRoy Zook July 12, 2022 at 11:40 am

    Our deepest condolences to the Lyman family. I worked with LeRoy many years and he was one of the good ones. He always had a smile and good word for everyone. We had one thing in common, my first name is LeRoy too. My God be with the Lyman family in these hard times. Rest in Peace LeRoy…

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