Mr. David Edgar Lynn, Sr., 72 of Patterson, passed away late Friday evening, June 21, 2019 at the Hospice Satilla Hospice House following a courageous battle with cancer.
Born in Patterson, GA on February 11, 1947, he had lived in Pierce County most of his life. Mr. Lynn was retired from Brantley Gas Company where he had worked as a propane gas serviceman. He was a US Marine veteran having served during the Vietnam conflict. Mr. Lynn was an avid hunter and loved to garden. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He was of the Baptist faith.
He was a son of the late William Lang & Alice Mae Jacobs Lynn. He was also preceded in death by a grandchild, Kacie Lang Lynn; a great grandchild, Raelynn Paige Deal; four sisters, Joyce, June, Corrine, and Carrie; and three brothers, Wilbur, Bob, and Dan.
Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Regina Hodge Lynn of Patterson; three sons, David Edgar Lynn, Jr. and Jacob “Jake” (Amanda) Lynn, Sr. all of Hortense and Willie (Ranee) Lynn of Blackshear; a sister, Betty Dowling of Tennessee; two brothers, Lee (Juanita) Lynn of Waycross and James (RaeDean) Lynn of Bradenton, FL; three sisters-in-law, Martha Lynn of Tennessee, and Deborah (Gerald) Gurganus and Becky Burnside all of Falkville, AL; a brother-in-law, Randall Dowling of Harriett’s Bluff; 11 grandchildren, David Edgar Lynn, III, Micalla Lynn, Jacob L. (Katrina) Lynn, Jr., Scott Lynn, Kelsey (Tatum) Crawford, Kelsey Strickland, Sara (Curtis) Deal, Drake Lynn, Paul Anderson, Amanda Anderson, and Allison Wiseman; 9 great grandchildren and one more on the way; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
Funeral services for Mr. Lynn will be held Tuesday morning, June 25, 2019, at 11 o’clock from the Pearson-Dial Chapel.
Interment will be in the Raulerson Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at www.pearsondial.com.
Pearson-Dial Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.