October 1, 2017


Harry Fredrick Lynch – Mitchell
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July 19, 1936 – September 28, 2017
Harry Fredrick Lynch, 81, of Mitchell, passed away Thursday, September 28, 2017, at his residence.
Born July 19, 1936, in Lawrence County, he was the son of James Paul and Alma (Edwards) Lynch, Sr. He married Helen Mayden May 9, 1958. Fred retired from General Motors in 1992 and then was employed 14 years at Burton Pontiac. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Mitchell Masonic Lodge No. 228 F&AM, and Fraternal Order of Police No. 172 Spring Mill Lodge. He was a U. S. Navy veteran of the Korean War.
Survivors include his wife, Helen Lynch of Mitchell; daughter, Susan Lynch Porter of Paoli; grandson, Brett (Nicole) Porter of Greenwood; brother, James P. Lynch, Jr. of Mitchell; sister, Katherine McCune of Huntingburg
His parents, and siblings, Carl Lynch, Judy Terrell, and Janet Lynch, preceded him in death.
Funeral service will be at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, October 1, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Pastor Dave Mikulsky officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery with military honors accorded by American Legion Post No. 250 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107. Friends may call from 1:00 p.m. until the service on Sunday at the funeral home.
Casketbearers: Brett Porter, Jacob Randolph, Joe Goodman, Dan Pearcy, John Storms, and Henry Hill.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com

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