Paul Joseph "Joe" Lynch, II, 31 of Brazil, formerly of Ashboro, died unexpectedly Aug. 4, 2006, from an accident during a fishing trip. He was born March 10, 1975, in Brazil the son of Paul Joseph Lynch and Bonnie Knust Lynch. He graduated from Northview High School, Class of 1993. He was united in marriage with Tara Sisk Lynch on April 22, 2000, in Sevierville, Tenn.
Joe has worked for Great Dane Trailers in Brazil since 1993 as a trailer builder. He was on the cemetery board for Ashboro Cemetery and also was a caretaker of the cemetery. When he and Tara lived in Ashboro, he raised deer at his home. He always loved the outdoors and was a country boy at heart. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and mushroom hunting and was involved in the Hoosier Buck & Doe Record Keeping Program.
After his daughter Carlee Ann came along, he became a "softer" man. She brought out the gentle side to him and he was a beautiful father to his daughter. He was an active dad, serving as T-Ball Coach and he often took her fishing, always keeping her interests and safety in mind. He was looking forward to another daughter arriving in October. He and Tara renewed their vows of marriage Aug. 20, 2005, in the presence of their family and friends.
He is survived by his wife Tara Sisk Lynch of Brazil; daughter Carlee Ann Lynch, age 3; his mother Bonnie Knust Lynch of Center Point; mother in law, Mary Ann Hofmann of Center Point; his grandmother Joan Knust of Brazil; two sisters and brothers in law, Kristin and David Phelps of Brazil and Angela and Shawn Cox of Sevierville, Tenn.; two sisters-in-law Sarah Sisk and fiancé Shawn Royer, and Afton Sisk all of Center Point; three brothers in law Jason Sisk of Ft. Hood, Texas, Nicholas Hofmann and Cory Hofmann of Center Point; two nieces, Danielle Bowling, and Kylee Lynch; three nephews, Damien Gochanour, Dakota Cox, and Blake Sisk; one uncle Philip Knust and wife Nola of Terre Haute, two aunts, Linda Baker and husband Wilburn of Brazil and Kathleen Curtis of Terre Haute; many close friends including his life long friend Ronnie Moore of Brazil.
He was preceded in death by his father Paul Joseph Lynch; his grandparents, Jack and Zola Lynch, and Cyril "Buck" Knust; and one uncle Tony G. Knust.
Services will be held Wednesday at noon at Lawson-Miller Chapel with Rev. Jerry Caskey officiating. Burial will follow at Ashboro Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. and again Wednesday one hour prior to services.