Doyle Edward Lynch

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Doyle Edward Lynch of Green Forest, Arkansas was born November 22, 1934, in Clifty, Arkansas to Isaac and Gladys (Potts) Lynch. Doyle passed away Saturday, November 20, 2021, in Rogers, Arkansas at the age of 86.

Doyle was a member of the Beth’el Baptist Church, Jay Cees, Lions Club, and was a volunteer fireman. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, working with his cattle on the farm, and raised and trained registered Beagles. Doyle was known as a funny, witty, kind, and hardworking man. He was raised in a musical family and his father taught singing school. Most of all he loved spending time with his children and grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Barbara (Friddle) Lynch of Green Forest, Arkansas; children Anita Doss and husband Jeff of Rogers, Arkansas, Deborah Spate and husband Matthew of Green Forest, Arkansas, and David Lynch and wife Cheryll of Alpharetta, Georgia; grandchildren Mary Catherine Sullivan and husband Allen, Anna Sulanke and husband Steven, Benjamin Doss and wife Katherine, John Doss and wife Olivia, Nathan Doss and wife Rene, Rachel Doss and Zack Cypret, Jeremy Spate and wife Christine, Jacob Spate, and Shelby Spate, Alexis, Andrew, Elijah, and Emerson; great grandchildren Eloise, Genevieve, Elodie, Adam, Aubrey, Rhea, and Lucas; grandchildren; as well as many other nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Doyle is preceded in death by his parents Isaac and Gladys Lynch, brothers J.B. Lynch, Bob Lynch, and Jack Lynch; sister Iva Wheeler.

Visitation was 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Sunday, November 28, 2021, at the Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel. Funeral service was 2:00 p.m., Monday, November 29, 2021, at the Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel with Pastor Joe summers and Pastor Matthew Spate officiating. Memorial donations may be made to Beth’el Agape Food Pantry, PO Box 437, Green Forest, AR 72638, or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at