James W. Lynch, 52, of Forreston, died on Friday, May 31, 2019 surrounded by his loving family at Advocate Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn.
He was born on Aug. 26, 1966 in Freeport to Wiley and Carol (Henning) Lynch.
James was employed as a truck driver with Schneider Trucking.
He was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Forreston.
James enjoyed bowling, hunting, and various sports.
Surviving are his mother, Carol, of Forreston; son, James Lynch, of Freeport; and his son’s mother, Karen Evans, of German Valley; sisters, Barb (Daniel) Cederholm, of Forreston; and Jodie (Mark) Hundermark, of German Valley; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews; many friends; and his beloved dog, Jack.
He is preceded in death by his father and maternal and paternal grandparents.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 7 at 11 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church in Forreston with Rev. Scott Ralston officiating.
A visitation will be held on Thursday June 6 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Burke-Tubbs Funeral Home in Forreston.
A visitation will also be held Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of serviceat the church.
Burial will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.
A memorial has been established. Visit and sign James’ guestbook atwww.burketubbs.com.