Allen Thomas "Goober" Lynch



Allen Thomas "Goober" Lynch, 67, of Leland passed away Sunday, February 3, 2013, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter.

Mr. Lynch was born in South Hill, Virginia, to the late Benjamin Phillip Lynch and to Virgie Pearl Matthews Lynch. He was employed by FW Groves and Cape Fear Pallet as a truck driver. He loved motorcycles, horses, and racing.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Becky Rogers, and step-son, Max, Jr.

Survivors include his wife of 21 years, Delores Sellers Lynch of the home; his mother, Virgie Matthews Lynch, of Norlina; son, Allen A. "Rudy" Lynch, of Leland; five step-daughters, Della, Barbie, Betsy, Georgeanna, and April; a step-son, Ken; two brothers, Wayne Lynch, of Knoxville, TN, and Steve Lynch, of Norlina, NC; 19 grandchildren; and 13 1/2 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 11:00 AM, Saturday, February 9, 2013, at The Point Church, 324-L Village Road, Leland, NC, 28451.

The family will see friends from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM, Friday, at Wilmington Funeral Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice Foundation, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC.

Please share memories and condolences to the family at

Wilmington Funeral and Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099

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Published in the Wilmington Star-News from Feb. 6 to Feb. 7, 2013