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Alex Lynch

(GOODWATER) Graveside services for Alex Lynch, 42, of Goodwater will be held Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2023 at 11 a.m. at the Oak Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mr. Lynch passed away at his residence on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2023. He was born in Landstuhl, Germany and came with his family back to the United States in 1986 and grew up in Roanoke. He was a former resident of Florida until joining the U. S. Army in Fort Benning, Ga., and served several years with the 82nd Air Borne. Alex had worked in home construction, enjoyed cattle farming, gardening and was a member of the Alabama Cattlemen’s Association.

He is survived by his father, Phillip D. Lynch of Goodwater; his mother, Brigitte Chavez of Roanoke; sister, Joyce Spears (Randy) of Roanoke; and his brother, Curtis Platzek (Marilee) of Woodland; his special aunt, Inge Ferguson of Roanoke; and 7 nieces and nephews, plus extended family and friends.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Online condolences may be left at

Benefield Funeral Home of Ashland is in charge of the arrangements.

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