James F Lynch

July 25th, 1932 to July 31st, 2021

James F. Lynch, 89, of Port Huron, died Saturday, July 31, 2021.

He was born July 25, 1932 in Port Huron to the late Joseph L. and Margaret P. Lynch. He married Donna “Dee” Atkinson on July 6, 1994 in Lake City. She died May 21, 2015.

Mr. Lynch was a food service supervisor at DTE Energy for 32 years. He served six years in the National Guard. He managed and coached his kids in Babe Ruth Baseball Leagues and was a member of the St. Stephen High School and Port Huron Catholic Athletes, Inc. Most important to James was spending time with his family.

He is survived by eight children, Stephen Lynch, Kathleen (Michael) Bruhns, Joseph (Mari) Lynch, Timothy (Barbara) Lynch, David Lynch, Dennis (Kathy) Lynch, John (Kristie) Lynch and Daniel (Paula) Lynch; 11 grandchildren; and 17 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Michael Bruhns Jr., brothers, Daniel, Mark, David, Edmund and Edward Lynch; sisters, Martha Smith and Dorothy Campbell; and the mother of his 8 children, Isabelle Lynch.

Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday in Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home.

Mr. Lynch will lie in state from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Mass at 11 a.m. on Thursday, August 5, 2021 in Holy Trinity Parish St. Stephen Catholic Church. The Reverend Bradley Forintos will officiate.

Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Port Huron.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Legion Post #8 or the St. Stephen High School and Port Huron Catholic Athletes, Inc. To send condolences, visit karrersimpson.com

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