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James Barnett Lynch

June 21, 1937 - March 7, 2021

James B. Lynch, 83, of Wilmington, NC died March 7, 2021 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center after being diagnosed with pneumonia.

Mr. Lynch was born June 21, 1937 in Lakewood, OH to Nelson and Mary Lynch.

On September 3, 1960, he married his wife of 60 years. They resided in McLean, VA where he worked as an electrical contractor for EC Ernst Company. Together, they raised three children.

He was a devoted husband and father who enjoyed gardening, week-end trips and summer vacations to Wrightsville Beach, NC. He was a devoted Washington Football Team fan and had fun playing board games (especially Monopoly) with his family.

He is survived by his wife, Margaret; three children: Susan, Debra and Michael; son-in-law John; five grandchildren: Sarah, Nicole, Evan, Ian and Nina; three great-grandchildren: William, Josephine and Gideon; nieces: Michelle, Sonja and Tonya; nephews: Roy, Van, Donny and Gary.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, John, and nephew, Charles (Terry).

Service is at 2:00PM Thursday, March 11, 2021 at Wilmington Funeral & Cremation. Reverend Jay Young will officiate the service. Light refreshments following the service.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791-9099.

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