He was a native of Greeley, Colorado. He lived much of his life in Escalon.
Mr. Lynch served in the U.S. Navy.
He was a self-employed welder and handyman.
He enjoyed motorcycles, fishing, camping, and hunting bear.
Survivors include his children, Jeffery Lynch of Escalon, Jenifer White of Alturas; father, Ralph Lynch of Escalon; sister, Willmetta Valoter of Madera; and brother, Mark Lynch of Oakdale.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Alberta Lynch; and sister, Debra Wegiet.
Services were held Sept. 11 at the Knights Ferry Odd Fellows Hall.
Oakdale-Riverbank Memorial Chapels in charge of arrangements.