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Leroy Lynch

May 11, 1931 — April 5, 2016

Leroy Allen Lynch, 84 of Summersville, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at the Beckley VA Medical Center.

He was a Veteran of the United States Army, and served our great country during the Korean Conflict. Leroy loved cutting wood, mowing grass and singing gospel music. He was a founding member of the New Hope Church in Diana, but more recently had been attending Calvary Baptist Church in Summersville. Through the years, he was a part of several gospel quartets and was the owner of L&L Builder’s Supply in Cowen and Webster Springs from 1972-1988.

Born May 11, 1931 in Webster Springs, he was the son of the late Mont and Orpha Armentrout Lynch. In addition to his parents, Leroy was preceded in death by his children Allen Scott Lynch and Sandra Leigh Osborn; siblings Ray Lynch, Leonard Lynch, Lena Able, Hanson Lynch, Letha Lynch Malcomb, Retha Martin, and Davis Lynch.

Left to cherish his memories are his loving wife Sandra Parkhurst Lynch of Summersville; children James Leroy (wife Becky) Lynch of Summersville, Diane (husband Vic) Parkhurst of Belton, MO, Rhonda Hudson, Mike Wyant and Gwen Wyant, all of Kansas City, MO; 17 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; siblings Alberta Dyer of St. Albans, Luvada (husband Ed) Manthey of Tucson, AZ, Ed (wife Sandy) Lynch of Williamson, GA, Agnes Stewart of Warner Robins, GA, and Exel (wife Rebecca) Lynch of Ooltewah, TN; and a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing.

Services will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at Adams-Reed Funeral home, Cowen with Rev. Exel Lynch officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at West Virginia Memorial Gardens, Calvin.

Friends may join the family for visitation from 6-8 PM on Saturday at Calvary Baptist Church, 1232 Broad Street, Summersville or from 12-2 PM on Sunday at Adams-Reed Funeral Home, Cowen.

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