Dr. Larry Lyon is the staff associate for senior adult ministries. A honorably retired PCUSA pastor, Larry retired here with his wife Martha in 2015. He joined the DCPC staff in October, 2017.
A second career pastor, Larry served as the solo pastor for Rumple Memorial Presbyterian Church in Blowing Rock from 1998-2006. He then served as senior pastor of West End Presbyterian Church in West End, N.C., from 2006-2015.
Larry’s first career was in newspaper journalism. He served as executive editor of The Dispatch, the daily newspaper in Lexington, N.C., from 1985-1995. He is a graduate of Wake Forest University and has a master’s degree in divinity and a doctor of ministry degree from Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond, Virginia.
Larry and Martha have three grown children and six grandchildren. They live in Cornelius.