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Brian D. Lyden Sr.

September 2, 1936 - September 26, 2020

Brian D. Lyden Sr., 84 of Bellaire, Ohio died Sunday September 27, 2020 at the Meadows of Cadiz.

He was born September 2, 1936 a son of the late Walter and Rita (Riehl) Lyden in Wheeling, WV.

Brian worked for 41 years at the Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel plant in Yorkville, Ohio.

He was a graduate of the St. John Central class of 55.

He served in the Army on active duty during the Berlin Crisis.

He loved gardening and was himself a master gardener.

He also made his own wine and taught others the craft.

Brian was a former member of the Ancient order of Hibernians and was very proud of his Irish heritage.

He and his wife served for ten years as 4-H advisers.

He also assisted as an alter server in St. John Catholic Church.

Brian was preceded in death by his parents; as well as a son, Christopher J. Lyden, a brother Walter “Sonny” Lyden Jr. and a sister Kathleen “Pinkie” Lyden.

He is survived by his wife Nancy Jane (Unterzuber) Lyden, and his children, Brian D. (Melinda) Lyden of Barnesville, OH, Lisa L. (Bob) West of St. Clairsville, OH, Mark P. Lyden of Shadyside, OH, and Teresa Lyden of St. Clairsville, OH.

In addition he is survived by his grandchildren, Matthew B. (Kate) Lyden, Erika Flanigan, Brittany (Justin) Wells, Corey Lyden and Sally (Joshua) Materkoski; along with his great-grandchildren, Aubree, Silas, Sawyer and Madelynn, and many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441, 37th street, Bellaire, Ohio 43906 on Wednesday September 30 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm.

Funeral liturgy with Mass will be held on Thursday October 1, 2020 at 10 am at St. John Catholic Church in Bellaire, Ohio with Fr. Daniel Heusel officiating.

Final disposition will be held by the family at a later date.

Memorial contributions benefit the St. John Catholic Church and the Alzheimer’s Association by going to “”.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory, Bellaire Chapel

441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906

Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory, Bellaire Chapel

441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906

Service Information

Date: Thursday, October 1, 2020

Time: 10:00 am


St. John Catholic Church

Bellaire, OH 43906

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