Mr. Lyman Sauls, 81, died Monday, May 22, 2017, at Lenoir UNC Health Care. Born in Wayne County on June 26, 1935, he was the son of Eddie and Ora Lee Sauls. He was a Veteran having served in the US Army and owned and operated Sauls Insulation until his retirement. Mr. Sauls was preceded in death by his wife, Brenda Faye Taylor Sauls in 2006.

He is survived by his sons, Timothy S. Sauls of Raleigh and Brad E. Sauls of Winterville; a brother, Billy Eugene Sauls of Snow Hill; and a devoted caregiver, Mary Anne Turner of LaGrange.

It was Mr. Sauls’ request that no formal services be held. The family will scatter his ashes privately at a later time keeping with his wishes.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the NC State Veterans Home, 2150 Hull Road, Kinston, NC 28504. Online condolences may be expressed at