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Gordon A. Lynn

April 2, 1962 - April 25, 2019

Gordon A. Lynn, 57, died on April 25, 2019 at Heritage Hospice in Springfield, IL. He was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey, the son of Alvin and Constance Gordon Lynn. He graduated from Jacksonville High School, Jacksonville, IL and received an Associate Degree from LLCC.

He was predeceased by his father Alvin W. Lynn. He was also predeceased by aunts and uncles, Bill, Ted, Patricia, and Delinda, and two cousins, Tom and Billy. The sudden death of his stepdaughter Nikki devastated him in the final years of his life.

Survivors include his mother, Constance Lynn of Springfield, IL; sister, Virginia Zshau (Jim) of St. Louis, MO; brother, William (Sarah) Lynn of Peoria, IL; stepdaughter, Misty (Shaun) Blake of Virden, IL, and Misty’s Aunt, Angela Morse.

He enjoyed reading, and loved his dogs Duke and Dakota who were great companions to him. He dearly loved his grandchildren Braxton, Kamden, and Asher and was always delighted when they came to visit.

Family will be hosting a memorial service on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Springfield, IL with interment following in the church’s Columbarium.

Memorial contributions may be made in Gordon’s name to Cathedral Church of St. Paul or APL.

Service Information

Date: Saturday, June 22, 2019

Time: 01:00 pm

The Cathedral of St. Paul
815 S 2nd St.
Springfield, IL 62704


Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made in Gordon’s name to Cathedral Church of St. Paul or APL.


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