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Charles E. Lynch, Sr.

August 17, 1930 - June 28, 2017

Charles E. Lynch, Sr., 86, of Springfield, died at 12:24 pm, Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at his home. He was born August 17, 1930 in Schram City, to Harland and Mary V. Simonin Lynch. He married Lillian Marie Howard on September 10, 1955 and she preceded him in death on May 26, 2016.

Survivors include two sisters, Alice Ondrey and Ethel Jane McKinney; two brothers, Louis E. Lynch and Daniel Lynch; one daughter, Mary Lou Rogers; one son, Robert Lee Lynch; three grandchildren, Chenoa Marie Rogers, Charles E. Lynch, III and Ginger Marie Mercier; four great grandsons, Alex, Brayton, Carter and Evan;
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, two sons, James Wilbur Lynch in 1962 and Charles E. Lynch, Jr. in 1999 and one brother, Arthur L. Lynch.

Charles was a US Army veteran serving with the 82nd Airborne Division. He retired in June 1994 from Garrett Aviation after twenty seven years as an aircraft mechanic.
He was a member of the Illinois-Missouri Stock Car Association; Amateur Champion ’59, ’60; Super Modified Champion ‘64, ’65, and ’66; IMCA from 1966-1971. He was a member of four antique engine clubs and the Crosley Club.

Graveside Service: The family will host a graveside service at 12 noon, Saturday, July 1, 2017 at Woodside Cemetery in Hillsboro.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the Donor’s choice.

Service Information

Date: Saturday, July 1, 2017

Time: 12:00 pm

Woodside Cemetery

Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the Donor’s choice.

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