LYNCH, Howard L. 88, of Mechanicsville, VA went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, December 26, 2018. He was preceded in death by his mother; Helen Bradner Stevens, and a brother Harry H. Lynch. Howard is survived by 2 nephews, Rick and Billy Lynch; a niece, Jackie Lynch Charlamov; and many cousins including his caretakers, Sharon and the late “Mac” Jones. Howard proudly served his country in the US Navy. He owned his own CPA business and prior to his illness attended Mechanicsville Baptist Church. He was a 32nd degree Mason, with a quick wit, and an eye for pretty ladies to share in his passion for ballroom dancing. A graveside funeral service with military honors will be held at 3 pm, Friday, January 4, 2019 at Washington Memorial Park, 6217 Memorial Dr., Sandston, VA 23150. Online condolences may be left at www.monaghanfunerals.com.