January 25, 2010
Lawrence R. “Larry” “Jake” Lincoln, 69, of North Lewisburg, OH, passed away Monday, January 25, 2010 in Grant Medical Center, Columbus.
He was born February 20, 1940 on Loamland Farm in Woodstock, OH, the son of Richard and Leah (Broshes) Lincoln.
Larry was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He was the owner of Lincoln Builders for 40 years, a Rush Township trustee for 18 years, a member of the Woodstock Lion’s Club and a member of the Northeast Champaign County Fire Board where he also served as a volunteer firefighter and EMT.
He is survived by his wife of 19 years, Bonnie (Kline); daughter, Amy Lincoln (Corey) Grant of Belle Center; son, Matthew Helms of North Lewisburg; grandchildren, Dezi and Logan Grant, Austin Helms; sister, Linda (Phil) Stallsmith of Urbana; several nieces and nephews; as well as a host of friends.
Larry is preceded in death by his parents and an infant son, Tracey Lincoln.
No services will be held. Following Larry’s wishes, his body will be cremated and his cremated remains will be scattered on the family farm where he was born. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Woodstock Church Restoration Fund, c/o Woodstock Lion’s Club, PO Box 202, Woodstock, OH 43084 or to the Northeast Champaign County Fire Department, 60 East Maple St, North Lewisburg, OH 43060.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.vernonfh.com. Services have been entrusted to FRESHWATER, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, North Lewisburg.