Obituary of Carl Frederich Lyman

Carl Frederich Lyman, age 72, a resident of rural Garland, Kansas, passed away early Monday, January 28, 2019, at his home.

  He was born November 10, 1946, in Ft. Scott, Kansas, the son of Clifford Lyman and Hattie Jasmund Lyman.  Carl graduated from the Ft. Scott High School and the Ft. Scott Community College.  While in high school, Carl was a member of the 1963 championship football team.

Carl married Deborah Beth Mosher on April 23, 2004.  Carl had worked as a meat cutter in Pittsburg and then worked for twenty-five years at Ward-Kraft in Ft. Scott.  Following his retirement, Carl continued to work part-time for Wal-Mart. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.  He loved spending time with his grandchildren.  He also liked to cook.  He had served as a Past Master for the Rising Sun Lodge #8 A.F. & A.M. in Ft. Scott.  He was a member of the Community of Christ Church.

Survivors include his wife, Deborah, of the home; a son, Matt Lyman and a daughter, Jana Walker and her husband, Shane; three step-children, Tracie Nation, Courtney West and Brian West; fourteen grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents.

At Carl’s request, his body was donated to the University of Kansas Medical Center.

  A memorial service will be held at 10:30 A.M. Monday, February 4th at the Cheney Witt Chapel.

  Masonic rites will also be conducted.

  Burial will follow at a later date in the Sunny Slope Cemetery in Blue Mound, Kansas.  Services are under the direction of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Ft. Scott, Kansas.  Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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