Friday, December 29th, 2006
C. Donald Lynam
C. Donald Lynam, 80, of 02124 Greenville Road, St. Marys, died at 8:18 p.m. Dec. 27, 2006, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
He was born May 4, 1926, in Anthony, Kan., to Roy and Lura Parker Lynam. He married Ida Lee Denney, who died July 4, 1980. He later married Mary Ellen Irey-Anthony, who died Oct. 21, 2003.
Survivors are two sisters, Margaret (Bill) Trimmel, Neodesha, Kan., and Mary (Reuben) Hecht, Versailles; and several stepgrandchildren.
Deceased are three brothers, Olin, Wallace and Philip.
He retired as manager of the former Camp St. Marys on Grand Lake, where he worked more than 26 years. He also worked with his father on the operation of a home-building business. He was a member of the Buckeye State Sheriff's Association, having served as an auxiliary deputy for the Auglaize County Sherrif's Department. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church and American Legion post 323, both in St. Marys.
Services are 1 p.m. Saturday at Miller Funeral Home, Ohio 703, West Chapel, St. Marys, the Rev. Mary Kay Brown officiating. Burial with grave side military rites performed by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9289 and American Legion Post 323, will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery, St. Marys.
Calling is after 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the church.