HAMLET — James Franklin Lynch, 84, of Hamlet, passed away at his home in Hamlet, Sunday, April 10, 2022 surrounded by his family.
He was born Aug. 27, 1937, a son of the late Caleb Monroe Lynch and Daisy Jernigan Lynch.
Jim was a lifetime resident of Richmond County and a friend to man. He was a self-employed plumber for 53 years. He loved his family and enjoyed time with them. He was also a dedicated member of Sweet Haven Church and had served his country in the U.S. Army.
His memory will be cherished by his wife of 28 years, Janet Privette Lynch; two children, Sandra Lynch of Cordova and Jamie Lynch McDuffie (Jim) of Hamlet; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild, and a brother, Ray Lynch (Linda); and his beloved baby Peaches.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, James Woodrow Lynch; brothers, Vander, Claude, Houston and Johnny; and sisters, Mary, Catherine, Francis, Janie Sue and Ruth.
Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 13 at Sweet Haven Church with the Revs. Kane McKenzie and Mitchell Roller officiating. The family will receive friends at the church prior to the service from 1:45 -2:45 p.m. Interment will follow the service in Richmond County Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Sweet Haven Church, 424 Midway Road, Rockingham, NC 28379.
Carter Funeral Home is honored to serve the Lynch family. Condolences may be made online at carterfuneral.net.