Obituary: Herbert Howard Lynch Jr.
Herbert Howard Lynch Jr., 88, died a former long-time Carmel resident, died May 25, 2014. He moved to Carmel in 1956 and retired to Pompona Beach, Fla., in 1989.
He was married to the former Norma Eastridge for thirty-one years; she preceded him in death in 1989. He also was married to the former June Kopp for seven years; she also preceded him in death in 1998. He served in World War II as a cryptographer in the Army Air Corps. He later received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Indiana University, where he was a member of the Theta Kappa Epsilon fraternity. He worked for Chevrolet in Indianapolis and Detroit. In 1960 he founded Transconsultants, a trucking and freight consulting firm. He is survived by two daughters, Pamela (William) Devanney of Houston and Rebecca Lynch of Carmel; a son, Mark (Lori) Lynch of Carmel; two sisters, Margorie Reed of Casagrande, Ariz., and Delores (Donald) Bunner of Monticello, Ind.; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. A private celebration of life ceremony will be conducted June 7. Inurnment will be in Oaklawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements were entrusted to Leppert Mortuary – Carmel. Online condolences may be shared at HYPERLINK “http://www.leppertmortuary.com” \t “_blank” www.leppertmortuary.com