LYNCH, Charles Edward “CE” Lynch II, age 72 of Beaver was called to heaven on Thursday February 11, 2021 at the Bower’s Hospice House following a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease. C.E. was born to the late parents Charles and Margaret Lynch of Sprague on September 30, 1948. C.E. graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in 1968, and later was a graduate of The College of West Virginia with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies. C.E. was a proud veteran of the U.S. Navy where he served as a Navy Photographer’s Mate from 1969-1972. He was employed with Peabody Coal Company for many years and later retired with the USDA as a Biotechnician.
C.E. was an outdoor enthusiast who loved to spend his time hunting, camping and fishing. C.E loved all sports and was actively involved in coaching his children at the Shady Spring Little League. He loved to umpire softball and baseball games, along with officiating football for many years through the Little League and local schools. C.E was an avid history buff and nearly impossible to stump in Civil War History trivia. He enjoyed and spent many years participating at Civil War Reenactments and would speak to elementary schools in full dress about the life of the common Civil War soldier.
He was a beloved husband, father, grand-father, and brother and will be immensely missed by his family. Those left to cherish his memory are his loving and devoted wife of nearly forty-seven years, Robin, and their three children. Kristen Stump of Florida, Stephanie and husband Sam Lilly of Shady Spring, and Eddie and wife Anndee Lynch of Beckley. Eight grandchildren; Brityn and Isaac Stump,
Trace, Talen, and Elliana Lilly, and Austin, Brady and Charlee Lynch. C.E. had three siblings; Richard and wife Bonnie Lynch of Morgantown, Veronica and husband Richard Harrah of Beckley, and Kathy Bragg of Bradley.
A time of gathering will be held at Melton Mortuary on Wednesday February 17th in the afternoon from 5:00p.m.-7:00p.m. The funeral will be held Thursday, February 18th at 1: 00p.m.in the Melton Mortuary Chapel, the burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Park.
The family extends their deepest gratitude to the staff of The Bower’s Hospice House for their loving care and support during his last few weeks.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations to be made to the Bower’s Hospice House of Southern West Virginia.
454 Cranberry Drive Beckley WV 25801
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