March 26, 1943 ~ August 28, 2021

Born in: Hartford, KY
Resided in: Hartford, KY

Lynn Leach Himes, 78 died peacefully at his home after a brief illness on August 28, 2021. He was born March 26, 1943 to the late Oriville and Joyce “Dottie” Leach Himes.

Lynn served in the U.S. Army in Korea. He has been married to his wife Elaine for 31 years as of August 18th. Lynn was a member of the VFW Post 5766, AmVets Post 117 and the American Legion. He loved spending time with his family, and spending time in his garage doing woodwork and inventing things.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother, Paul Himes, two nephews, Dennis Paul and Christopher Wayne and a sister-in-law, Pat.

He leaves behind his wife Elaine, three sons, Chris Himes and wife Sabine; Barry Himes and wife Michelle, and Billy Christian and wife Angie; one daughter, Tracy Fowler; eleven grandchildren, Logan Himes (Kene), Sara Spingler (Rob), Faith Storm, Dakota Himes, Kayli Himes (Cody), Julie Himes, Nicholas Christian (Jade), Nicholas Himes, Tori Christian (Timmy), Blaine Christian (Brooklyn), Mylee Himes; and four great-grandchildren, Lilly Storm, Jude Himes, Kennedy Himes and Emmi Murphy; two brothers, Roger Himes of Hartford and George Himes and wife Pam of Owensboro; and many nieces and nephews.

There will be no formal services but a Celebration of Life for family and friends will be held at a later date.

Those who wish to remember Lynn may do so by donating to the VFW Post 5766 or the American Cancer Society.

Miller-Schapmire Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Himes. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Lynn Leach Himes, at

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  1. Aunt Elaine our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family during this time. Uncle Lynn was one of a kind and a very kind and caring person. Love Johnny and Amanda Duke

  2. Elaine and family, so sorry for your loss. Lynn was a special person and dearly loved by many. Prayers for you and the family.

  3. Billy, I am so sorry for the loss of your step father. May God surround you with his love and comfort you in your time of sorrow. I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.

  4. Thinking of your families. I am so very sorry to hear of Lynn’s passing. Prayers sent your way from Tucson, AZ.

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