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Richard "Scotty" Lydon

Jonesboro, AR, 1930 - 2021

Richard "Scotty" Lydon, 90, of Jonesboro formerly of Little Rock, passed away Friday, October 22, 2021 at St. Bernards Medical Center. He was born December 13, 1930, in Swissvale, Pennsylvania, but was raised in Scotland, United Kingdom.
Scotty was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He worked for Falcon Jet in Little Rock for over 20 years. After moving to Jonesboro, Scotty worked as a door greeter at Wal-Mart for several years. He was a member of Walnut Street Baptist Church. Scotty enjoyed crafts and making bird houses. He loved dancing at the senior center in Jonesboro, Bono and Trumann. At the senior center they would do the waltz, two step and jitterbug.
Scotty was preceded in death by his wife, Glenda Dale Lydon; and parents, Patrick and Mary Lydon.
Survivors include his stepson, Bobby Weaver of Jonesboro; step-daughter, Robin (Steve) Tidwell of Jonesboro; three step-grandchildren, Melissa (Tim) Mayfield of Jonesboro, Stephanie Tidwell of Jonesboro, Ashley (Josh) Anderson of Lake City; and three great-grandchildren, Kinsleigh House of Jonesboro, Adley Anderson of Lake City, and Theodore Mayfield of Jonesboro.
Memorial service will be Wednesday, October 27, 2021, at 10 a.m. in Emerson Memorial Chapel with Bro. Jerry Parker officiating.
Visitation will be from 9-10 a.m. prior to the service. Burial will be private.
For lasting memorials the family asks that consideration be given to Walnut Street Baptist Church, 1910 Scenic Road, Jonesboro, Ark. 72401.
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Published October 27, 2021

Emerson Funeral Homes
1629 E Meddleton Ave, Jonesboro, AR
Phone: 870-935-4345