Jerry E. Lynn
Funeral services for retired Chief Warrant Officer-4 Jerry E. Lynn, 71, were held at 10:30 am on Wednesday, July 24th, in the chapel of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home of Killeen. Burial followed at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen, with full military honors.
Mr. Lynn died July 20, 2013, in the loving care of his family.
He was born March 14, 1942, in Plains, KS, to Mr. Estel Nelson Lynn and Mrs. Mildred Laepple Lynn. He was their eldest son.
Mr. Lynn enlisted in the U.S. Army and served his country for 25 years as an active-duty service member. Retired Army Helicopter Pilot Chief Warrant Officer-4 Jerry Lynn’s career included three tours of duty in Vietnam.
After retirement, he worked an additional 23 years in civil service as a III Corps aviation safety specialist.
Mr. Lynn’s hobby quickly turned into a 35-year passion as a square dance caller and teacher. He was the “King” of square dancing.
Mr. Lynn was preceded in death by both his parents, and his only brother, Carl Lynn.
He leaves a lifetime of memories with his wife of 36 years, Mrs. Rita Conner Lynn. Mr. Lynn is also survived by his son, Eric Lucas, and his wife, Lisa; his daughter, Debby Lynn and her fiancée, Chad Grider; and one very special grandson, Connor.