Former Hastings resident Blair Mitchell Lyons, 52, passed away peacefully in his sleep from an undiagnosed heart condition in the early hours of Thursday, August 12, 2021, at his home in Grand Island, NE.
Memorial Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, August 21, at Phillips Memorial Hall in Phillips, NE with Pastor Dustin Bower officiating. Burial will be held at a later date at Concordia Cemetery, rural Juniata. There will be no viewing or visitation. Memorials may be given to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date. The service will be live-streamed on Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home’s website. To view the service you will need to go to Blair’s obituary and click the play button shown towards the bottom of the page.
Blair was born on January 31, 1969, in Lincoln, NE to Lindell “Butch” & Jarilyn (Lau) Lyons. He was raised in Alma and Hastings and was baptized at Zion Lutheran Church in Hastings. Blair attended Zion Lutheran School from 4 th through 8 th grade and graduated from Hastings High School in 1987.
Blair was employed at PW Pipe, Hastings College, Caseys, and was most currently employed at Coffins in Grand Island. He loved spending time outdoors, gardening, kayaking, photography, and spending time with his family and his dog, Herkie.
Blair was preceded in death by his husband, Tim Perlinger, and grandmothers, Betty and Esther.
Lindell “Butch” & Jarilyn Lyons – Hastings, NE
Matthew Offner – Lincoln, NE
Daughters & Spouse:
Kayla Brown – Friend, NE
McKayla Brown & Aaron Gonzalez – Hastings, NE
Beth Lyons – Hastings, NE
Many beloved family and friends