Gary Donald Lyda, 76, Old Hickory, died Friday, April 5.
Lyda was a member of First Baptist Church of Mt. Juliet and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was the son of the late, Arvie Henry and Leila Bailey Lyda. Mr. Lyda was also preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Joyce Lyda.
He is survived by: children, Michael Lyda, Marlo Beazley and Molly Phillips; grandchildren, Ty Beazley, Beau BeaZley and Dylan Phillips.
Funeral services were 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 9 at First Baptist Church of Mt. Juliet, 735 N. Mt. Juliet Rd., Mt. Juliet, TN with David Fallin officiating. Honorary pallbearers will be Ty Beazley, Jim Eaton, Jim Bell, Hale Moss, Danny Foutch and Tom Berryman.
Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to Alive Hospice, 1718 Patterson Street, Nashville, TN 37203 or the Sarah Cannon Cancer Fund, 310 25th Ave., No., Nashville, TN 37203.
Visitation was prior to service time. Arrangements by Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615)773-2663. Obit Line (615)641-2663, www.bondmemorial.com.