Mr. Robert Baird Lynn

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Robert (Bob) Baird Lynn, 79, went to heaven Feb. 28, 2019, from Chester Regional Nursing Center.
A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 2, 2019, at Chester ARP Church with the Rev. Clint Davis officiating.
Bob was born May 17, 1939, in Chester and was the son of the late Robert Marion Lynn and Eunice Baird Lynn. He was predeceased by a brother, Ronald (Ronnie) Elkin Lynn. Bob was a graduate of Chester High School, where he pitched on the baseball team and played tennis. He later attended Clemson College with a degree in engineering and he lettered for three years on the tennis team. After graduating from Clemson in 1960, Bob was drafted into the Army and was stationed at Edgewood Arsenal in Maryland as an engineer during the Vietnam War. After serving in the Army he had a successful career as an engineer in the brick and wood industry. Late in Bob's career, he served as a regional purchasing manager for Weyerhaeuser Wood Products. Bob was a member of Chester ARP Church in Chester.
Bob is survived by his wife of fifty-nine years, Sims Wylie Lynn; daughter, Camille Luellen Lynn of the home; son, Rodney Marion Lynn (Beth) of Matthews, N.C.; grandchildren, Tyler Marion Lynn and Sydney Elizabeth Lynn; and a sister-in-law, Sandy Wylie.
Memorials may be made to Camp Joy (a place for people with special needs to experience an awesome summer camp experience), 918 S. Pleasantburg Drive, Greenville, SC 29607.
Online condolences may be made to the family at

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Chester, SC 29706
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Published in The News & Reporter on Mar. 6, 2019
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