John Lynch Sr. (Veteran)

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John Wayne Lynch Sr., 61, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Monday, November 28, 2011, at Harry S Truman Memorial Veterans' Hospital in Columbia, Mo. He was born on July 16, 1950, in St. Louis, Mo., the son of the late Thomas Sterling and Mildred Mae Mahan Lynch. He was married on February 5, 1972, in Colorado Springs, Colo., to Rita Ann Wieberg, who survives at the home. A U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam Conflict where he was awarded two Bronze Stars, Mr. Lynch was employed for over 30 years as an over-the-road truck driver. He was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church, Breakfast Lions Club, Freedom of the Road Riders, Legion Riders, and was a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1003. John especially loved his Harley-Davidson motorcycle and western wear. Other survivors include three children: Theresa (Michael) Waldrop, California, Mo., John W. Lynch Jr., Jefferson City, and Sgt. Larry Lynch currently serving with the Army National Guard in Afghanistan; three grandchildren: Derrek, Jenna, and Brookelynn Waldrop; two brothers, Tom (Patty) Lynch, state of California and Adam Lynch, Jefferson City; and four sisters, Martha Sapp, Mountain Grove, Mo., Mary Jean (Tom) Cline, Pontiac, Mo., Mildred Archer, Jefferson City, and Betty June Lynch, state of Iowa. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m., Saturday, December 3, 2011, at St. Peter Catholic Church with the Rev. Basil Eruo officiating. Burial with military honors will be in Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m., Friday, December 2, at Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. Memorials are suggested to St. Peter Catholic Church, 216 Broadway, Jefferson City, MO 65101; Breakfast Lions Club, 606 Boonville Road, Jefferson City, MO 65109; or National Federation of the Blind of Jefferson City, 1214 W. Miller Street, Jefferson City, MO 65109. Those wishing to email tributes or condolences to the family may do so at

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