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John "Jack" R. Lynn

May 19, 1941 ~ March 16, 2019 (age 77)
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John "Jack" R. Lynn, 77, of Barnesville passed away on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at his home.  He was born on May 19, 1941 in Bethesda, Ohio to the late Raymond and Carrie Lenore (Carpenter) Lynn.

Jack is a veteran of the United States Army and a member of the American Legion Post #168.  He was a graduate of Barnesville High School and Belmont University as well as attended Ohio University and several trade schools.  He worked many jobs in and around the coal industry but his favorite job was being a school bus driver. Jack was a member of First Families of Ohio, First Families of Jefferson, Harrison, Belmont, Guernsey and Noble Counties.  He was a member of the Shamrock Ruritan, Belmont Grange, Barnesville Booster Club, Watt Center and BCCOGS.  Jack loved spending time with his grandkids, camping, traveling, mowing his grass, and history and museums.  He will be missed by his beloved pugs, Kiko and K.C.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings: Ralph J. (Dorothy Pulley) Lynn, Wayne R. (Myrtle Schmitt) Lynn, Walter T. (Eleanor Workman) Lynn and Elizabeth E. (Myron) Gibbons; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Jack is survived by his loving wife, Rebecca Jean (Disler) Lynn; step-children: Elaine K. (Darrin) Spano of Flushing, Theresa J. Riley of Barnesville and Diann S. (John) Jordan of Kenton; six grandchildren: Robert A. Spano, Mariah A. Riley, Megan L. Riley, Chase M. Riley, John Thomas Jordan and Jenna M. Jordan; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 from 6-8pm at Campbell-Plumly-Milburn Funeral Home, 319 N. Chestnut St., Barnesville, Ohio.  The service will be held on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 11am with Pastor Jean Cooper officiating. Burial will follow in Ebenezer Cemetery, Bethesda, Ohio.  Military honors will be conducted at Ebenezer Cemetery.

Donations may be made to:

Barnesville Area Education Foundation
P.O. Box 1 Barnesville, Ohio 43713, AB
Tel: 1-740-425-3001

Belmont County Genealogy Society
PO Box 285, Barnesville OH 43713

Barnesville Booster Club
Barnesville OH 43713

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