Funeral services for James R. Dyson, 75, of Newhall, Calif., will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 21, at Eternal Valley Memorial Park and Mortuary, Newhall, Calif. A beloved and devoted husband, compassionate, patient father and proud grandfather, he died Monday, Jan. 14, 2013.
He was born April 21, 1937 in New Albany. He graduated from Purdue University 1961, and was employed by Lockheed Martin for 40 years, retiring in 2001.
He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Dora; a son, Jimmy and wife, Valerie; a daughter, Trisha and husband, Doug; and four grandchildren, Tiffany, Travis, Caden, and Andilyn; and his sister, Betty Sue.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Lena Dyson, and his sisters, Anna and Evelyn.