ANDERSON — Alfred “Al” Andrew Lynch, 75, of Anderson went to be with his Lord on Feb. 21, 2014, after struggling with chronic respiratory problems. Judi was by his side.
He was born June 24, 1938,in Whitley City, Ky., the son of Blanche (Dye) and Lewis Lynch. He has lived in Anderson since 1975.
Al served his country proudly in the 82nd Airborne Division and was overseas for two tours of duty. He owned and worked at Lynch Painting and Decorating until becoming disabled. He loved the Lord and enjoyed being a member of the Church of God of Prophecy. He loved gardening and sharing his roses with others, feeding the birds and squirrels, and playing with his beloved pets, Emily and Nellie Belle.
He is survived by the love of his life, Judith Lynch; four daughters, Donna, Julie, Janetta and Star. He was the eldest son of 12 children and has 8 living siblings, several grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and beloved grandparents, two brothers, two sisters, a daughter and a nephew.
A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, at 11 a.m. at the Church of God of Prophecy with the Rev. Chuck Barker officiating. The burial will take place in East Maplewood Cemetery with military graveside rites provided by the VFW Post 266.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.
Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Service handled the arrangements.
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