William John Lynch, 85, of Louisa passed away Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at his home. He was born in Louisa County Virginia on September 19, 1935 to the late William Edward Lynch and Lillie Morrie Francisco; he is also preceded in death by his brother William Edward Lynch, Jr.; and sister Dorothy L. Copes.
Johnny was married to Barbara Batton Lynch for 58 years. Together they had two sons, William John Lynch, Jr. (Grace) and James Alan Lynch (Maureen). He was known as Popa to five grandchildren, Jennifer L. Sparks (Willie), William John Lynch, III, (Ashley), James Alan Lynch, Jr., Kali L. Gaston (Jamie), and Zachary Clay Lynch; three great-grandchildren, Kolton Sparks, Adalee Sparks, and Ella Sparks; his nephew K.B. Copes, Jr. (Charlene) of Florida.
Johnny retired from AT&T, was an avid outdoorsman and gardener, and was a member of Louisa Presbyterian Church.
A memorial service will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at Woodward Funeral Home, with a graveside service to follow in Hillcrest Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to your favorite charity.
We will be following CDC COVID-19 recommendations, and the state mandates on face covering, social distancing, and occupancy.