Online Obituary for Eldon R. Lyke

Name: Eldon R. Lyke
Date of Birth: Nov 26, 1941
Date Deceased: Jul 16, 2019
Hometown: Prattsburgh
State N.Y.
Age: 77 Years
Service Date: Jul 22, 2019
Service Time: 6 p.m.
Services Location: Howard Union Church
Place of Interment: Howard Cemetery
Eldon R. Lyke


Eldon R. Lyke

PRATTSBURGH-Eldon R. Lyke, 77, of Butts Road, passed away Tuesday (July 16, 2019) at Noyes Memorial Hospital in Dansville.

Born in Howard on Nov. 26, 1941 he was a son of the late Jacob B. and Frances (Edwards) Lyke. Besides his parents, he was also predeceased by his wife of 53 years Patricia Lyke; two sisters, Laura Saxton and Joyce Baker; and two brothers, Shirley Lyke and Clarence Lyke.

Eldon attended Avoca Central School and was employed as a heavy equipment operator of Syracuse Sand and Gravel for 42 years before he retired.

He was a member of the Operating Engineers Union of Rochester and served as a volunteer for the Catholic Food Truck in Prattsburgh. He was an avid NASCAR and Buffalo Bills fan and especially enjoyed snowmobiling, bowling and playing euchre.

His loving family include his youngest sister, Mary Etta (Chuck) Saxton of Cohocton; children, Eldon (Cynthia) Lyke of Canandaigua, Gertrude Lyke (James) of Farmington, Loretta Lyke of Victor, Barbara (Peter) Sutton of Prattsburgh; his grandchildren, Matthew (Sue) Lyke, Samantha (Alexander) Feenaughty, Bryanna Lyke, Donald (Jessica) Sutton, Chelsea Reyes, Michael Brand, Nicole (Maurice) Reyes, Cassandra Lyke, David Sutton, Julia Brand, Lindsay (Bryce) Lyke, Amanda Lyke and Shauna Ford; his great-grandchildren, Daniel Reyes, Alyvia Feenaughty, Ellexandria Burgess, Josie Sutton, Matthew Lyke, Jr.; also many nieces and nephews; as well as his “faithful companion”, Lilly.

The Avoca Funeral Home, 22 N. Main St., Avoca is honored to serve the family of Eldon R. Lyke.

Calling hours are 4-6 p.m. Monday (July 22, 2019) at the Howard Union Church, where a funeral service will be held in his memory following the calling hours at 6 p.m. Monday. Interment will be in the Howard Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

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