09/26/1954 – 02/04/2014
William O. “Bill” Lynn, age 59 of Sheridan passed away on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at Butterworth Hospital, Grand Rapids. He was born on September 26, 1954 in Sheridan, the son of Robert B. & Shirley J. (Soule) Lynn. His father preceded him in death in 2009.
Surviving is his mother, Shirley Lynn of Sheridan, his soul mate, Cathy Lynn of Ionia, one daughter, Jill Lynn of Lansing, one son, Jason & Christina Lynn of Stanton, 3 grandchildren, Caila Coleman, Jenna Lynn, Jordan Lynn, one brother, Bob Lynn of Sheridan, one nephew, Bobby Lynn of Sheridan, two nieces, Shirley & Will Manner of Kentucky, Neca Lynn of Sheridan, several great nieces and nephews and one great great nephew.
Bill has been a lifelong resident of the Sheridan area and was retired from Electrolux. He was a member of the AMA and District 14. As co-owner of Lynn Bros Racing, he and his brother Bob spent a lifetime racing stockcars, motorcycles and snowmobiles at many different tracks and locations throughout the Midwest. Bill loved the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing with his best friend, Steve Hansen.
Beginning at 11:00 AM on Friday, February 7th a celebration of life will be held at the VFW Post 5065 in Sheridan where the family would like everyone to come and share a favorite story or remembrance of Bill. A luncheon at noon will follow the time of reflection.
In keeping with Bill’s wishes, there will not be any visitation held as cremation has already taken place.