Charles E. Lynch
Charles Edward Lynch, 92, Corydon, died Friday, April 14, 2017, at Kindred Transitional Care & Rehabilitation Center ‘ Indian Creek in Corydon.
Born Dec. 31, 1924, in Wyandotte, he was the son of the late Chester and Ora Lang Lynch.
He was a retired mechanic at Park’s Chevrolet after 30 years, was a softball umpire in Harrison and Floyd counties, was the president of the Southern Indiana Umpires Association for six years, was a charter member of the Old Capital Coon Hunters Club since 1948, was elected for eight years to the South Harrison Community School Corp. board, was a member of the Harrison County Community Foundation board for 10 years, was a member of the Corydon Town Council for 12 years, was a lifetime member of the VFW Post 2950 in Corydon and the American Legion, was involved in Little League for several years, was an Army veteran of World War II, where he served in Gen. George Patton’s 3rd Army at the Battle of the Bulge, and was a Christian.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Larry E. Lynch; a daughter, Barbara R. Hart; a brother, Perry L. Lynch; and three grandchildren, Amber C. Lynch, Jerica A. Lynch Spencer and Miranda I. Schmidt.
Survivors include his wife of 66 years, the former Anna Margaret Patterson; a son, Donnie A. Lynch Sr. (Elaine) of Corydon; a daughter, Margaret A. Loehr of Boonville; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Wednesday, April 19, from 2 to 8 p.m. and Thursday, April 20, after 9 a.m. at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon.
Funeral: Thursday, April 20, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with burial in Blue River Chapel Cemetery west of Corydon.
Officiant: Sanford Nash.
Pallbearers: Donnie Lynch Jr., Sean Arms, Dustin Lynch, Dale Hart, Chet Lynch and Jimmy Sams.
The family suggests memorial gifts to The Humane Society of the United States or VFW Post 2950 in Corydon.