A native of Gasburg, Virginia, he was the son of the late Willie Bryant Lynch and Lucy Bertha Poythress Lynch.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Flythe Lynch, a daughter, Shirley Marie Byrum, a sister, Shirley Cain, and a brother, Jerry W. Lynch.
A lifelong farmer, he is survived by his sons, Lacy Byrum of Texas, Robert Byrum of Kelford, and Willie L. Lynch of Conway, South Carolina; his sisters, Carthy Irby of Roanoke Rapids, Sarah Hux of Gaston, and Barbara Harris of Roanoke Rapids, six grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
A Memorial Service will be held at Wrenn Clarke & Hagan Funeral and Cremation Service Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at 7:00 P.M. with Dr. Julian Mills officiating.
The family will receive friends following the Memorial Service until 8:30 P.M.
Online condolences may be left at wrennclarkehagan.com.