Ronald Eugene Lynn, Jr., 54, of Grayville

Ronald Eugene Lynn, Jr., 54, of Grayville, known as “Daddy” to six boys and “PaPa” to four grandchildren, passed away on Friday, Aug. 14 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, Ind., with family by his side.

He was born March 2, 1966, in Mount Carmel, the son of Ronald Lynn, Sr. and Eleanor Russell. Ronnie had six boys: three with Cindy Judge, and triplets with Danielle (Allen) Lynn.  

Ronnie was a simple man whose passion was his six boys. He also enjoyed his Budweiser. He spent two years of service with the U.S. Army, and 32 years working for Champion Laboratories in Albion.

Survivors include brother, Robert (Michelle) Lynn (nephews, Noah and Josh); sister, Rhonda (David) Nichols (niece Alyssa and nephews, Jackson and Erin); step-brothers Marvin (Fawnda) Winebarger and Eddie Winebarger; son, Marcus (Stephanie) Lynn (grandsons, Syler and Samuel), son, Codey Lynn (grandchildren, Gradey and Emsley) and sons Taylor Lynn, Aden Lynn, Braden Lynn and Caden Lynn.

Preceding Ronnie in death are his father, Ronnie Lynn, Sr., mother Eleanor Russell and step-mother, Earlene Frazier.

A gathering of close friends and family will be Friday, Sept. 4, at 605 Walnut Street, Grayville, IL.

Visitation and service will be Saturday, Sept. 5, at Cook Funeral Chapel in Grayville. Visitation is at 9 a.m. and funeral will be at at 10 a.m. Burial with military rites will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.