4 November 2012

Harris Virgil Lynch

1904 — 1972


Harris Lynch Dies

Harris V. (Monk) Lynch, 67, of 302 Jefferson Rd., died at his home at 5:45 p.m. Wednesday.  He had been ill for six months.

A deputy at the Madison County Jail the past five years, he was a former foreman of Alton Brick Co., where he had worked 39 years before retiring.

Born Nov. 27, 1904, in Edwardsville, he was a son of Clay and Martha Fiegenbaum Lynch.  He was married to Jane Blyth on Nov. 9, 1928, at Jerseyville.

His wife, four nephews and two nieces survive.

Besides his parents, three sisters and two brothers preceded him in death.

He was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church, Edwardsville Moose Lodge 1561 and the Edwardsville Volunteer Fire Department and was secretary of the Madison County Firemen for 22 years.

Friends may call at the Weber Funeral Home after 3 p.m. Friday.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home.  The Rev. J. D. White, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Collinsville, will officiate.

County firemen will conduct a service at 8 p.m. Friday in the funeral home.

The body will be cremated.  Interment will be at Woodlawn Cemetery.

Source: A digital image of the obituary published on Thursday, 14 September 1972 in an unidentified newspaper was provided in August 2003 by Kelly Collins.

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Lynch - Blyth family

Harris Virgil Lynch and Jane Blyth were married on 9 November 1928 at Jerseyville, Jersey County, Illinois.

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