Golden Lynwood “Lynnie” Flinchum, 76, of Noblesville, died on March 19 surrounded by his family. Born Feb. 26, 1939 in Campbellsville, Ky., he was the son of Ernest and Ruth (Harden) Flinchum.
A 62-year resident of Noblesville, he graduated from Noblesville High School in 1957. He worked for the McMahon Food Company (later Kraft/US Foodservice) for more than 40 years before retiring in 2000. He also owned and operated a Waffle House restaurant from 1983 to 1985; and, along with his wife Linda, owned Lynnie’s Style Shop from 1979 to 1985, both were in Noblesville. He was an avid golfer, playing regularly in men’s club at Forest Park and Fox Prairie golf courses. Enjoying the outdoors, he was active in hunting, fishing and mushroom hunting.
Survivors include his wife of more than 55 years, Linda (Cain) Flinchum; children, Mica Flinchum, Melanie (Fred) Cole, Mark (Margo) Flinchum and Mason Flinchum; and grandchildren, Ashlea Flinchum, Christy Cole, Alex Flinchum, Max Flinchum and Josie Flinchum.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brothers, Howard Wayne Flinchum and Larry Flinchum; and sisters, Kathleen Cave and Maxine Newton.
The family has planned private services and burial.