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William "Willie" Lyons
Birth: unknown
Death: Dec. 25, 1895

American Folk Figure. He was killed by a man named Lee Shelton on Christmas Eve in 1895 at a saloon on 11th and Morgan (now Delmar) in St. Louis. Lyons and Shelton were actually friends but something caused an argument between them, causing an altercation which then resulted in Shelton's shooting of Lyons. This incident became immortalized in the song "Stagger Lee." (bio by: Connie Nisinger) 
 
Burial:
Saint Peter's Cemetery
Normandy
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Section 5, Lot 289, unmarked [unmarked]
 
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Record added: Jun 04, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 22583
William Willie Lyons
Added by: Connie Nisinger
 
William Willie Lyons
Added by: Connie Nisinger
 
William Willie Lyons
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- Leslie Buehl Price
 Added: Nov. 16, 2013
God bless. Rest in peace.
- Ohio Baby
 Added: May. 29, 2013
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