Marion “Lee” Lynch of Union, age 72, passed away on Thursday, October 7, 2021, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare in Florence. He was born in Oneida, TN on August 6, 1949. Lee was a member at Florence Baptist Church for 13 years and was a veteran, having proudly served his country in the United Stated Airforce. He retired from working in international communications for Verizon. Lee enjoyed spending a lot of his time outdoors by keeping up with yardwork, camping, and hiking. In his spare time, he could be found reading, watching airplanes, or planning his next vacation! Lee loved to travel and go to Kings Island with his family. He was also very passionate about attending and participating in Revolutionary War reenactments. Lee was a beloved husband, dad, grandpa, and uncle who “liked a lot of things a little bit”. He will be missed beyond measure.
Survivors include his loving wife of 52 years, Teresa Cassidy Lynch; beloved children, Jennifer Lynch, Leigh Ann (Paul) Lynch-Phillipy, Cameron Lynch, and Kaleigh Lynch; siblings, Joe (Lana) Lynch, Kenneth (Penny) Simpson, Deborah (Steve) Simpson Roy, Dudley (Sandi) Simpson, and Michael Twins; grandson, Aiden Lynch; sister-in-law, Connie (Larry) Witt; many nieces and nephews; as well as other friends and family members who will cherish his memory.
Lee is preceded in death by his father, James Lynch; mother, Wanda Simpson; step-father, Carl "Ike" Simpson; grandparents, James “Jim Mac” and Magolia McDowell; and his brother, Vance “Butch” Simpson.
A visitation for Lee will be held on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, from 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM at Chambers and Grubbs Funeral Home, 8461 Dixie Highway, Florence, KY 41042. The funeral service will begin at 12:00 PM, at the funeral home. Immediately following the service, Lee will be laid to rest at the KY Veterans Cemetery in Williamstown. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Hope Ministries of Northern KY, 263 Main St., Florence, KY 41042. To share a memory or to leave an online condolence, please visit the tribute wall tab above.
Due to the ongoing COVID - 19 pandemic, social distancing is encouraged and the wearing of face masks will be required by all guests and staff while inside the funeral home.