Jerry B. Lynch

Published 12:34 pm Thursday, July 14, 2022

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Sunny View– Jerry Bryan Lynch, 82, of Sunny View, passed away, Tuesday afternoon, July 12, 2022, at his home.
Born in Rutherford County, he was the son of the late Reverend George Washington Lynch and Rachel McGuinn Lynch. Mr. Lynch retired from Phelps-Dodge in Inman. During his life, he farmed alongside his dad and was working on the farm, Lynch Orchard, at the time of his death. Mr. Lynch served in the past as a board member of Farm Bureau and was a member of Coopers Gap Baptist Church, where he served as a Deacon in the past.
Surviving is his wife, Jewell Shehan Lynch; two sons, Bryan Lynch (Laura) and Dwayne Lynch both of Sunny View; one sister, Jewell Huntsinger (Mike) of Sunny View; one brother, Andrew Lynch of Lyman; one step-brother, William Rice of Asheville; four grandchildren, Ashley (Trent), Amber (Phil), Ansley and Heather Lynch; two great-grandchildren, Charleigh and Evelyn.
The family will receive friends Sunday, July 17, 2022, from 1:00 to 1:45 p.m. at Coopers Gap Baptist Church.
A memorial service will follow at 2:00 p.m. at the church with Reverend Donald Hollifield officiating.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
An online guest register is available at

McFarland Funeral Chapel & Crematory
Tryon, NC

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