Richard C. Lynchs

May 12, 1928
September 11, 2023 (95 years old)
Hondo, TX

The community of Hondo, Texas, feels a deep sense of loss with the passing of Richard C. Lynch, a cherished soul, on September 11, 2023. Richard’s rich life of 95 years was woven with tales of love, resilience, and cherished memories.

Richard was born to James (Jim) and Aleen Britsch Lynch. Later in life, he found companionship in the love of his life, Frances Westfall of Hondo, who preceded him in death. The legacy of his love continues through his children, Terri Stewart (Larry), Jeff Lynch (Paula), Lisa Rothe (Kenny), and David Lynch (Mishell). Additionally, he held a special bond with his nephew Glenn Klaus and niece Frances Ann Bendele. His joy multiplied with the birth of 14 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren, each one holding a special place in his heart.

On Saturday, September 23rd, 2023, the community is invited to the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Hondo, where from 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM, they can share stories and memories during the visitation. This will be followed by a funeral service at 2:30 PM at the same venue, concluding with a burial ceremony at the Hondo Cemetery.

In remembrance of Richard’s unwavering faith, those wishing to honor his memory can contribute to the St. Paul Lutheran Church Endowment Fund, with details provided. As we bid farewell to Richard C. Lynch, let’s remember the lessons and love he instilled in all of us.

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