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Sponsors: Reps. G.A. Brown, Alexander, Allison, Anderson, Anthony, Atwater, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Bedingfield, Bernstein, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Branham, Brannon, R.L. Brown, Chumley, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cole, H.A. Crawford, K.R. Crawford, Crosby, Daning, Delleney, Dillard, Douglas, Edge, Erickson, Felder, Finlay, Forrester, Funderburk, Gagnon, Gambrell, George, Gilliard, Goldfinch, Govan, Hamilton, Hardee, Hardwick, Harrell, Hart, Hayes, Henderson, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hixon, Hodges, Horne, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Jefferson, Kennedy, King, Knight, Limehouse, Loftis, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, McCoy, McEachern, M.S. McLeod, W.J. McLeod, Merrill, Mitchell, D.C. Moss, V.S. Moss, Munnerlyn, Murphy, Nanney, Neal, Newton, Norman, H.L. Ott, Owens, Parks, Patrick, Pitts, Pope, Powers Norrell, Putnam, Quinn, Ridgeway, Riley, Rivers, Robinson-Simpson, Rutherford, Ryhal, Sabb, Sandifer, Sellers, Simrill, Skelton, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, Sottile, Southard, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stringer, Tallon, Taylor, Thayer, Toole, Vick, Weeks, Wells, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Willis and Wood
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Introduced in the House on February 21, 2013
Adopted by the House on February 21, 2013
Summary: Honorable James M. Lynch
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2/21/2013 House Introduced and adopted (House Journal-page 3)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
TO EXPRESS THE PROFOUND SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UPON THE DEATH OF THE HONORABLE JAMES M. "JIMMY" LYNCH OF TIMMONSVILLE, RETIRED SUMMARY COURT JUDGE FOR FLORENCE COUNTY, AND TO EXTEND THE DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS.
Whereas, the members of the South Carolina House of Representatives were deeply saddened to learn of the death of the Honorable James M. "Jimmy" Lynch of Timmonsville, retired summary court judge for Florence County, on February 9, 2013; and
Whereas, born September 30, 1941, in Florence, James M. "Jimmy" Lynch was the son of Edward James and Hennie Mae Parnell Lynch. The young Jimmy attended Francis Marion College and afterwards became a small business owner in Timmonsville while employed by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company; and
Whereas, he believed strongly in active participation in his community and demonstrated that conviction through involvement in a number of organizations in Timmonsville and Florence County. Jimmy Lynch served on the board of Florence County School District Four and for more than twenty years with the Pee Dee Tourism Commission. In addition, he served on the Economic Development Partnership of Florence and was an active member of the Elk Lodge. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force, having served in Korea; and
Whereas, following his appointment by Governor Carroll Campbell in May 1990, Jimmy Lynch served as a summary court judge in Florence County for twenty-two years, retiring in June 2012. He was a member of the South Carolina Summary Court Judges Association and was awarded the title of "Timmonsville's Favorite Judge" by the Town of Timmonsville in 2006; and
Whereas, Judge Lynch leaves to cherish his memory his children, Wendy Lynch, Elizabeth "Beth" Lynch Langley, Rebecca "Becky" Lynch White, and James Marion "Jim" Lynch II; two grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends; and
Whereas, the South Carolina House of Representatives is grateful for the legacy of leadership Judge Lynch bestowed on this great State and appreciates the long and enduring guidance he gave to the citizens of South Carolina. He will be greatly missed. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives:
That the members of the South Carolina House of Representatives, by this resolution, express their profound sorrow upon the death of the Honorable James M. "Jimmy" Lynch of Timmonsville, retired summary court judge for Florence County, and extend the deepest sympathy to his family and many friends.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be provided to James Marion "Jim" Lynch II for the family.
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