The Daily Star — Lyman Roney
ZIONVILLE, N.C. _ Mr. Lyman Roney, 91, of Zionville, N.C., passed away Wednesday morning at Life Care Center of Banner Elk where he had briefly been receiving rehab therapy.
Lyman was born on July 4, 1921, to the late Bryan and Cora Miller Roney of Middleburgh. He grew up and married Olga (Ollie) Zuk in his home town; he served in the Pacific Theatre and was a proud World War II Navy veteran.
He spent his life as a dedicated husband, father and educator. He gave 16 years service to the Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk School District before becoming high school principal and serving as acting district principal for the Walton Central School District. He retired from the Walton District where he and Ollie remained until relocating to Crystal Lake, in summer and Englewood, Fla., in winter. Their last years were spent in their North Carolina home in Zionville.
He is survived by two daughters, Sue Buel and husband Ken of Sugar Grove, N.C., and Lori Roney of Boca Raton, Fla.; and one grandson, Jason Buel and wife Sally of Raleigh, N.C.
A memorial service for Mr. Lyman Roney will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday afternoon at Austin & Barnes Funeral Home Chapel. Officiating will be Pastor Tom Brown.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Online condolences may be sent to the Roney family at www.austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com. Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Roney family.