Robert W. Lynch

Robert W. Lynch, 81, of New Matamoras died January 8, 2018 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born on January 23, 1936 in Marietta in a record snow storm and a record cold spell the son of Clarke Ellsworth Lynch and Elva Dee Talbot Lynch. His father called the only person in New Matamoras who had a heater in his car to take them to the hospital.

He owned the Matamoras Hardware and Feed Store from 1961 to 1986. He was an avid hunter, trapper and fisherman, he loved history and was a very quiet gentleman.

He is sadly missed by his wife of 28 years Barbara Landis Lynch. Also surviving are his sister, Mary Jeanette Ward of Lakeside, OH; niece, Leslie Ann Ward of Boston, MA.; step daughters, Tina Dulaney of New Matamoras and Brandy Dulaney of Heflin, AL; step grandchildren, Brooke Scott (Patrick) of Lewisville, OH, Travis Jackson of New Matamoras, Logan Aldea Heflin, AL, and Krista Runions of Belpre, OH; step great grandchildren, Percy and Hazel Runions of Belpre, OH, Noah Scott of Lewisville, OH, Percy Runions of Belpre, OH and very dear friends Ronald and Tracy Wright of New Matamoras.

He was preceded in death by his parents; step grandson, Christian Runions and close friends Jack Cunningham, Alva Mercer and Bob Westfall.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday January 11, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. at the Hadley Funeral Home Matamoras Chapel, 700 Main St., New Matamoras. Burial will be in the Matamoras Cemetery.Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday from 11:00 A.M. until the time of services at 2:00 P.M.

Online condolences may be made at hadleyfh.com.