Landscapes 03


Donald Bruce Lynch

July 11, 1948 ~ December 13, 2018 (age 70)

Donald B. Lynch, age 70, Jefferson, died Thursday afternoon at his residence surrounded by family after a short battle with brain cancer.

He was born July 11, 1948 in Franklin, PA, the son of Harvey T. & Georgianna B. (Porter) Lynch and has been a resident of this area his entire life.  Donald married his wife of 41 years, Debra L. Harris on September 17, 1977 at the Old Stone Church in Cleveland.  He worked various automotive jobs throughout his life.

Donald’s interests included spending time with his family, fishing, camping and being outdoors.  He was a member of the Northeast Ohio Model A Club.

Survivors include his wife, Debra; three children, Melissa A. (Philip) Oeffner of Jefferson, Steven T. (Molly) Lynch of Ashtabula & Jayne L. (Tom Glassburner) Lynch of Rock Creek; five grandsons, Brandon & Connor Oeffner, Hunter & Harvey Lynch and Hayden Glassburner and two sister-in-laws, Lucille Lynch of Dayton &Tina (Mitch Abdallah) Mizer of Westlake.  He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, George Lynch.

Calling hours will be held Wednesday from 4-6 PM at the Jefferson Home of Fleming & Billman Funeral Directors and Crematory, 49 W. Jefferson St., Jefferson.  No additional services will be held at this time.  A private burial will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Ohio Tuition Trust Authority (In the name and honor of his great-nephew, Warren Laravie, who lost his mother unexpectedly due to illness), 35 E. Chestnut St., Columbus, OH  43215 The Fleming & Billman Funeral Homes and staff are honored to serve the Donald Lynch family.  Express condolences, view obituary, send flowers or light a candle at

Donations may be made to:

Ohio Tuition Trust Authority
35 E. Chestnut St., Columbus OH 43215

© 2019 Fleming & Billman Funeral Directors, Inc.. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS