Born Jan. 9, 1962, in Warren, he was the son of Robert A. and Dorothy L. (Waggoner) Lynch of Creston, W. Va. He had lived in Braceville for most of his life.
He worked as a machinist at Swagclock Tubes and Fitting.
He enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing pool and reading, and played horseshoes at the Trumbull Fairgrounds.
In addition to his parents, survivors include his wife, Deborah A. Staszko, whom he married on May 29, 1982; sons, Ryan M. and Patrick W., who live at home; paternal grandfather, Seaward of Creston; and brothers, Robert A. Jr. of Cleveland and Raymond A. of Fairhaven, Ma. A brother, Richard A., died previously.
Calling hours will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the James Funeral Home in Newton Falls. Services will be held beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday at the First Church of God in Leavittsburg. Burial will be in Braceville Cemetery.