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Jesse John Lynch

Jesse John Lynch, 87, of Buffalo Avenue, Fairmont, passed away early Wednesday morning in Monongalia General Hospital.
He was born May 12, 1929, in Fairmont, son of the late Jesse John Sr. and Hallie L. Morrow Lynch.
Mr. Lynch was a Protestant by faith. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, serving in Germany for two years. Prior to the war, he served with the 201st National Guard, with four years of service.
Jesse was a licensed industrial electrician, retiring from North American Philips, after 20 years of service. After retirement, he worked for D&M Welding as a machinist. He earlier was active with his ham radio as a hobby for 55 years, (W8DPT).
Survivors include his wife, Betty L. Lynch of Bellview community, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by three sisters, Louise Rinehart, Mary Jane Lynch and Martha Alice Byrd.
Family and friends are invited to Woodlawn Cemetery for memorial services at 1 p.m. Sunday with Reverend Stanley Merrifield officiating.
Ford Funeral Home, Ford Chapel, 201 Columbia St., Fairmont is handling funeral services. Online condolences may be made to www.fordfuneralhomes.com.
Published on March 4, 2017
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