Richard E. Lyons, 81, died February 24, 2013 in Jacksonville from complications of congestive heart failure. He was a graphic designer and best known for the logo he designed for the Miami Heat. He was also a fine artist.
Mr. Lyons was born in Lochloosa, Florida on October 31, 1931 to Augusta and Ervin Lyons. He graduated from Pierson High School in 1949. He and his twin brother Bill served in the U.S. Navy 1951-1955. Richard lived most of his life in Jacksonville and Atlanta.
He is survived by his brother William (Dixie) and his sister Bonnie Lyons, all of Macclenny; nieces Sharon Y. (Robert) Cobb of Jacksonville, Pat Cobb of St. George, GA and Terri (David) Hair of Glen St. Mary.
A memorial service will be held at 3 pm on March 3, at Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home, 729 S. Edgewood Ave., Jacksonville, FL.