March 4, 1950 - September 2, 2017
Richard W. Lynn, Sr., age 67, of Danville, died on Saturday, September 2, 2017, at home. Richard was a resident of Montour County his entire life. Richard was born on Saturday, March 4, 1950 in Danville, a son of the late William R. and Dorothy (Fallon) Lynn. Throughout his younger years, Richard attended the Danville area schools, and later graduated from the Danville High School in 1968. He expanded his education during his working career by completing several college level courses. On March 29, 1980, Richard married his loving wife, Theresa (Oberdorf) Lynn, of Danville in St. Peter's United Methodist Church, Riverside. For over 30 years, Richard was employed by Pennsylvania Department of Transportation as a Foreman until his retirement in 2005. He was a member of the St. Peter's United Methodist Church, Riverside. He was a member of the Washington Fire Co., Continental Fire Co., and Danville American Legion. He enjoyed spending his time playing shuffleboard in the Danville Shuffleboard League. During his younger years, he was Fire Chief of South Side Fire Co., Riverside and also was a volunteer with Danville Ambulance. In addition to his parents, Richard was also preceded by son, Richard W. Lynn, Jr. on February 8, 2016. Survivors include his beloved wife of 37 years, Theresa Lynn of Danville; daughter, Rebecca Stone and husband, John, of Paxinos; son, Christopher Lynn and wife, Tara, of Bloomsburg; brothers: Dennis Lynn, Gary Lynn and Scott Lynn and wife, Eileen, all of Riverside; sister, Cathy Garman and husband, Harry, of Allentown; and 3 grandchildren. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. The Allen Funeral Home, Inc., is honored to be serving the Lynn family. Friends and family wishing to send a memorial gift, share a personal memory or offer condolences to the family, a Memorial Tribute Page in Richard’s honor and a Sympathy Store are available at www.Allen FuneralHome.com.
Richard W. Lynn, Sr., age 67, of Danville, died on Saturday, September 2, 2017, at home. Richard was a resident of Montour County his entire life. Richard was born on Saturday, March 4, 1950 in Danville, a son of the late William R. and... View Obituary & Service Information
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