Source: Crawfordsville Weekly Journal Friday, 29 May 1896
Joseph H. Lyons, aged 88 years, died Wednesday night at 10 o’clock of old age. The funeral will occur today at 2 p.m. from the family residence on Morgan Street. Revs. Leech and Bartley will officiate. Interment will be at Oak Hill. Mr. Lyons was born in Hamilton, O. Two of his children, Mrs. James Vanarsdal and Mrs. Alexander are still living. Mr. Lyons was an old and highly respected citizen.