Burial Date: May 17, 2018
Jason Paul Lytton
Jason Paul Lytton, 40, of Beckley was called Home by his Savior on May 10, 2018 after a long illness. Jason was born on November 22, 1977 to parents, Marshal and Rebecca Lytton. Jason is a 1997 graduate of Independence High School. Jason enjoyed playing football for the Patriots. After graduating, Jason worked for many years as an equipment operator in the mining industry.
Jason enjoyed a close relationship with God. He attended Vision Freewill Baptist Church. Jason was an enthusiastic West Virginia University athletics fan who also followed NASCAR and cheered for the Dallas Cowboys. Those who loved Jason appreciated his sense of humor, kind spirit, and unwavering loyalty to his friends and family.
Jason is survived by his parents Marshal and Rebecca Lytton and his sisters, Jillian Murphy and Samantha Lilly; a half sister, Miranda Rice. Jason also leaves behind his three children, Jordan Paige, Raigan Victoria, and Brooklynn Paige Lytton. Jason also leaves paternal grandparents, Marshall Sr. and Gaye Lytton, behind. Jason will be fondly remembered by his ever-faithful companion, Paula Matney. Jason was preceded in death by Everette and Hazel Roark as well as several doting aunts and uncles.
In the days that preceding his death, Jason expressed his affection for his daughters and his wishes for their future. Jason hoped that his children would grow to become healthy, successful adults. He prayed for their resilience when faced with challenges. Jason loved his children fiercely and lamented time spent away from them.
Jason’s funeral services will be held at the Melton Mortuary Chapel of Beckley on Thursday May 17, 2018 at 2:00pm. Pastor Rodney Skeens will be officiating. The family will receive friends at 12 noon. Jason will be laid to rest in the Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens at Prosperity. Pallbearers will be Shane Roark, Joseph Roark, Brandon Reed, Larry Cunningham, James Viars and Chris Kennedy. Flowers are a wonderful gesture, but during these difficult times, monetary gifts to offset Jason’s funeral expenses will be greatly appreciated.