Donald Haynes Lynch, 74, of Elizabethton, entered into rest on Wednesday, December 12, 2012, at Pine Ridge Care Center in Elizabethton.
Mr. Lynch was a Carter County native and the son of the late Raleigh Lynch and Mary Nell Lynch-Carroll-Street.
Mr. Lynch had retired from ABC Net as a media engineer. He was of the Church of God faith.
Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by his step-father, Johnny Carroll.
Survivors include his ex-wife, Patricia Lynch; daughter, Jeannie Day and husband Dan; sons, Donnie Lynch and David Lynch and wife Ruth; uncles, Gerald Sams and wife Betty of Candler, N.C., and Bobby Sams and wife Sylvia of Knoxville, Tenn.; aunt, Helen Sams of Elizabethton; and grandchildren, Dylan Day, Megan Day and Matilda Lynch.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday, December 16, in the chapel of East Lawn Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life Service will follow at 2 p.m. with his uncle, Rev. Bobby Harold Sams, officiating. Entombment will follow at Happy Valley Memorial Park, Elizabethton, Tenn. Please visit www.eastlawnkingsport.com to leave a condolence for the family.
East Lawn Funeral Home and Memorial Park is in charge of the arrangements and is honored to serve the Lynch Family.