Donald F. Lydick Jr. passed from his earthly home to his eternal heavenly home, April 26, 2018. He was born February 16, 1932 in Middlesboro, KY to Donald F. Lydick Sr. and Lilla Miller Lydick. Don graduated from East High School in Denver, Co 1949. Married his high school sweetheart Nancy Carroll Coleman June 10, 1951 in Denver CO. They had a long and happy marriage. Don worked for JCPenneyCo for 43yrs in several states, CO, WY, NE, and NM. He retired from JCP in 1992 living in Farmington , NM. Moving back to Hobbs in 1996.
Don loved to golf, shooting pool, and playing with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was fondly called Pa and Great Pa. Don was a member of First United Methodist Church for many years, he was also a Gideon, and a member of Hobbs Rotary Club.
He is survived by his wife Nancy their four children Debra Lydick Wilkes (Don) Palmdale, CA, Vickie Lydick Peters (Barry) Hobbs,NM , Donald F. Lydick III Mesa, AZ, Tommy W. Lydick (Barbra) Eunice, NM, sister Betty Lydick Bell, and sister-n-law Linda and husband Rev. Frank Ward of Memphis, TN. Four grandchildren, Deva Lacefield, Keeli Wilson, Matthew Peters, and Taylor Lydick. Seven great grandchildren Caleb, Chloe, Nate, Abbey Lacefield, Sawyer, Sutton, and Crawford Wilson.
Preceded by both parents, oldest grandson Dane Wilkes and one great grandson Jacob Scott.
I am so sorry to learn of Don's passing. I have such fond memories of the times Don and Nancy spent with my parents! My thoughts and prayers are with all of you!
Kelly WebberRoanoke, TX
We are both so sorry for the loss of your loved one. We wish you comfort in the precious memories that you all share.
Donald and Diana Yee
Donald and Diana YeeAlbuquerque, NM
We are so very sorry about Uncle Sonny's leaving us too soon. He truly was a wonderful man. Please know how much we care. I am sad to miss the funeral but will be with you all in spirit and will be praying for you all.
May his memories be a comfort in this tough time!
Suzanne & Jim BellAustin, TX
God Bless the Lydick family. We are thinking of you across the miles.
Guy and Kara WinkSpicewood, TX
We are sorry to hear of your Father’s passing. We are thinking you and your family as you cherish and celebrate his life.
Steve and Brenda Chambers
Steve and Brenda ChambersCelina, TX
Your friend from J.C.Penneys.I will miss your sence of humor and your smiling face.
Denise WoodsHobbs, NM
We had coffee at McDonald’s a lot when I lived there, he was always smiling, he mill be missed
Travis BrownPoolville, TX
Dear Vickie and Barry,
I was so sorry to hear about your dad. Our parents are such a blessing. You are in my heart and in my prayers. Love, Sherry
Sherry McFarlin KeenLivingston, TX