William Lynch, Jr “Bill”, resident of Elk Ridge, Utah, died on July 17, 2021, at the age of 71. Bill was born in Rehoboth, New Mexico on December 10, 1949, to loving parents, William and Florence Lynch. He grew up alongside his siblings, Flora, Hubert, Jack and Stewart on the Navajo Reservation. Bill graduated from Ganado High School where he was known as “Dusty” and received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Northern Arizona University.
He spent his career working for his tribe, the Navajo Nation, where he quickly gained recognition and served an important role within the tribal community.
William is survived by his adoring wife, Maxine, his seven children, Suzanne, Malinda, Kii, Leigh, Dustin, Kristin and Danielle, four siblings, eleven grandchildren and one great grandchild. Bill met Maxine Toney, the love of his life, and they married on December 31, 1992. They loved traveling, spending weekends with their grandchildren, gardening and watching old westerns.
He will be deeply missed by his family and friends. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, July 22, 2021, doors open at 10:00 am at Walker Funeral Home, 187 S Main St. Spanish Fork, Utah.
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