Charles E. Lynch, of Fairfield, passed away peacefully with his children by his side on November 19, 2021, he was 87.

Charlie retired from Teal’s Express as a truck driver 25 years ago however, his love for the open road and diner food was well known. His good-natured personality and loving spirit are what drew you to him. He was forever giving to those around him without question and never expected anything in return. Charlie will be forever missed by his family and the abundance of people whose lives he touched.

Charlie is survived by his special friend, Jean Jacopelle of Herkimer; his children, Joyce Childers of Idaho; Larry (Helen) Lynch of Herkimer; Roger Lynch of North Pole, AK; Bob (Cheryl) Lynch of Fairfield; grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Veronica and Jet Lynch of North Pole, AK; Dakota, Christine, Alexa, Colton and River of Little Falls; Colby, Mariah, Declan and soon to be granddaughter, Grace of Fairfield, Tracy Rowlands, Sara and Rhiannon Rhodes of Herkimer, Denise, Colleen, Tiara and Emma Fox of Remsen; siblings, Eileen (Bill) Foster of Dolgeville; Florene Stewart of Dolgeville; Larry (Karen) Lynch of Cold Brook; Helen Rachon of Dolgeville; Deb Russell of Idaho; Wes (Kim) Lynch of Fairfield; Theresa Baumes of Fairfield and many nieces and nephews. He was pre-deceased by his longtime companion Theresa Taylor, his parents Thomas and Alice Lynch; siblings – Lois Rose, Arthur (Bud) Lynch; Louise Crowell; James A. Lynch; William Lynch and granddaughter Sara Rowlands.

According to Charlie’s wishes, there will no funeral services. If you wish, you can make a donation to your favorite charity in his name. Charles’ and his family’s care has been placed in the trust of Mohawk Valley Funerals and Cremations, 7507 State Route 5, Little Falls (corner of Bidleman Road), 315-508-5131.  To offer condolences, please visit