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Donald Lee Lynch

July 14, 1937 ~ August 2, 2019 (age 82)
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Donald Lee Lynch, 82, of West Baden Springs, Indiana, entered into eternal rest on Friday, August 2nd, 2019, at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana.


He was born in rural Martin County, Indiana on July 14th, 1937 to Guy Wilbur Lynch Sr. and Louisa Alice (Moore) Lynch.


Don married Norma Jean Switzer on June 30th, 1961 and she survives.


He was preceded in death by his parents and (2) Brothers- Guy W. Lynch, Jr. and Claude “Duke” Lynch.


Don was a 1956 graduate of Shoals High School and a past Chief of the West Baden Volunteer Fire Department.


He was a skilled farmer, truck driver, mechanic, welder-fabricator, heavy equipment operator, and a master finish carpenter.


Don loved playing basketball, baseball and softball in his youth and was an avid bowler. A favorite pastime was pitching horseshoes with family and friends.  He continued to follow all of his favorite sports up to the end.


Don is survived by:


Wife                                        Norma Lynch                                                  West Baden Springs, Indiana


(3) Sons                                   John Lynch (Tawana)                                     French Lick, Indiana

                                                Tim Lynch (Marsha)                                      Jasper, Indiana

                                                Joe Lynch (Tara)                                            West Baden Springs, Indiana


(1) Daughter                           Donna Reynolds                                              West Baden Springs, Indiana             



(18) Grandchildren                 (11) Great-Grandchildren                  




A Funeral Ceremony will be conducted by Brother Wayne Pendley at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 9th, 2019 at

Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home, French Lick, Indiana.  Burial will follow at Ames Chapel Cemetery.



Visitation will be Thursday, August 8th, 2019 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. and from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service on Friday at the Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home.



Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Service, 9640 W. State Road 56, French Lick, Indiana 47432. Condolences may be made on our Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or at our website – www.brosmer-kemplefuneralhome.com.

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