James Edward “Jim” Lynch, 82, of Gaylord passed away Monday, March 25, 2019.
Jim was born in Gaylord, Michigan, May 23,1936, to Harry and Lula (Dyer) Lynch. He was the youngest of five children.
Jim was employed at the State Home in Gaylord as a ground’s keeper. He loved working outdoors and continued doing lawn and garden care for many families in the Gaylord area. Jim knew no strangers and was very generous. If you were in need, he would help anyway he could, even if that meant giving the shirt off his back.
Jim is survived by his sister Patricia Lange; brother Jack Lynch; daughters, Deborah (Steve) Johnson, Kristine Neal, Michelle Lynch; son, Jamie Lynch, grandchildren Joshua (Samantha) Johnson, Jennifer Neal, Ryan Neal, Jonathon Lynch, Brittany Miller; great-grandchildren Dakota, Emma, Noa, Gracie and Bradley Johnson
Jim was preceded in death by his brother William Lynch; sister Elaine Mitchell and granddaughter Julianne Johnson.
A graveside memorial will be later this spring.
Memorial contributions may be made the American Heart Association, through the Nelson Funeral Home, PO Box 1548, Gaylord, MI 49734.