Andrew Irvine Lyman
Colonel, United States Marine Corps
a contemporary press report:
Andrew Irvine Lyman, 81, a retired Marine colonel who served in two wars and later went into the steamship business, died of multiple organ failure January 19, 1998 at Reston Hospital, Reston, Virginia.
Colonel Lyman, who was born in Washington, attended Severn and Bullis preparatory schools and the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis. He received a naval commission in 1940 and during World War II served as a commanding officer of an anti-aircraft artillery unit in the South and Central Pacific islands.
His post-World War II assignments included service on the staff of the Chief of Naval Operations and Joint Chiefs of Staff. He served in the Vietnam War as chief of staff of the Third Marine Division. Among his military honors was the Legion of Merit.
He retired from the military in 1967, then worked as a director of operations for a steamship business in Vietnam and Bangkok. He retired again in 1977 and settled in Sterling in 1996.
His marriage to Miriam Farrington Lyman ended in divorce.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Frances
Lyman of Sterling; four children from his first marriage, Pamela Farrington
Lyman of Santa Rosa, Calif., Marianne Lyman Buyrn of Chesapeake, Va., retired
Marine Col. Charles H. Lyman IV of Alexandria and David A. Lyman of Seattle;
five grandchildren; and a great grandson.
On Monday, January 19, 1998, at Reston Hospital. Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 30, 1998 at 1 p.m., Ft. Myer (Old Post). Interment Arlington National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Navy Marine Corp Relief Society, 801 N. Randolph St., Suite #1226, Arlington, VA 22203-1978.
LYMAN, ANDREW IRVINE
COL US MARINE CORPS
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: 06/30/1930 - 06/30/1967
DATE OF BIRTH: 10/23/1916
DATE OF DEATH: 01/19/1998
DATE OF INTERMENT: 01/30/1998
BURIED AT: SECTION 36 SITE 622
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
LYMAN, DOROTHY RIGGS