JOHN HILTON LYON FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla., and CARIBOU – John H. Lyon, 59, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008, at Hope Hospice, Bonita Springs, Fla., four weeks after begin diagnosed with lung cancer. He was born Dec. 23, 1948, in Caribou, the son of Claude Lyon and Helen (Johnson) Lyon. John was a graduate of Caribou High School, Class of 1966 and the University of Maine – Farmington. He taught school at Hilltop Elementary School, Caribou and also in Cape Elizabeth. John moved to Florida and worked as a tennis pro at several resort hotels on Sanibel Island and in the Fort Meyers, Fla., area. He also owned Jola, his own sports clothing business. John is survived by his mother, Helen (Lyon) Quimby of Arcadia, Fla.; sister, Connie (Lyon) Ennis of Caribou; brother, David Lyon and his wife, Cynthia, of Perham; an uncle, Norman Johnson of Arcadia, Fla.; an aunt, Phyllis Corrow of Madawaska Lake; several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his father, Claude Lyon in 1958; his brother-in-law, Gordon Ennis in 1984; and his stepfather, Elwood “Joe” Quimby in 2007. Cremation will take place in Florida and John’s ashes will be returned to Caribou and will be buried in the family plot at Evergreen Cemetery. A graveside service will be held at a later date to be announced. Donations in his memory may be made to Hope Hospice, Joanne’s House, 27200 Imperial Parkway, Bonita Springs, FL 34135 or a charity of one’s choice.