LYNCH, Robert R. 1927-2014
LYNCH, MEYER, HEID, HELLER
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 3/8/2015 at 14:32:51
Robert Ray Lynch, born on August 5th, 1927 on the Lynch Farm in Blackhawk County, Iowa, was called to heaven on July 1st, 2014.
During his lifetime Robert was a devoted son, husband and father. He was a World War II Army Air Force veteran. Robert worked for John Deere in Iowa, in Long Beach, California at the Terminal Island ship yard, as well as for 35 years at American Pipe and Concrete / Ameron Pipe and Concrete in both Long Beach and Phoenix, Arizona.
An avid hunter, he was an Eagle Scout, Scout Master, and a softball player with the Payson Cougars until he was 80.
Robert was preceded in death by his father Claude Clifford Lynch, mother Alice Laverne Meyer, stepfather Leo James Heid, wife Gertha Mae Heller, daughter Linda Rae Lynch (Grossenbacher), son Craig Henry Lynch, and son-in-law John Garrison Epps.
Robert is survived by brothers Roger Lynch, Larry Heid and Jim Heid; his oldest daughter Kathy Lynch Epps, daughter Patty (Patrick) Lynch O'Donnell, sons Kirk (Maria) and Jim Lynch. Robert was also blessed with 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. He will be laid to rest next to his beautiful and loving wife of 46 years at Rose Hill Cemetery, Grundy Center, Iowa.
--Abels Funeral Homes (www.abelsfuneralhomes.com)
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