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Lynwood Battle
December 31, 1942 - August 29, 2021

Spring Grove Cemetery

Obituary for Lynwood L. Battle

Funeral Director and Brother to J.C. Battle, III, both of J.C. Battle & Sons Funeral Home Lynwood Battle was born to the union of Lynwood and Frances Battle on December 31, 1942. At the age of 78 he departed this life on August 29, 2021 following a lengthy illness with heart failure.

He was raised and educated in Cincinnati, Ohio. After graduating from Walnut Hills High School, Lynwood attended the Ohio State University. He graduated with a B.S. in Biology.

After his marriage to Barbara Frances Battle in 1965 he enlisted in the Army. As a captain in the Army he was stationed in the Panama Canal Zone and in Vietnam.

Lynwood professional career was spent in the role of manager of Diversity at Procter and Gamble. A devout Christian and member of Kennedy Heights Presbyterian Church, Lynwood served as a lay preacher and a member of the Presbytery of Cincinnati.

He held many community service positions: Cincinnati Public School Board, Cincinnati Zoo Board, Springer School and Center Board, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Board of Trustees. After retiring from a 28 year career with P&G, Lynwood worked full time at the family business JC Battle and Sons Funeral Home.

He was a licensed funeral director for many years in Ohio.

Lynwood is preceded in death by his wife of 38 years, Barbara.

He is survived by daughters Monica and Brooke, granddaughters Morgan, Isabella, and Maddison, siblings DeWitt, Theresa Anderson, and James (Dr. Dorothy).He leaves to mourn his passing a multitude of other family and friends.

Wake will be held on Friday September 17, 2021 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM at J.C. Battle & Sons Funeral Home, 543 Rockdale Ave, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, September 18, 2021 from 9:30 AM until 11:00 AM at Kennedy Heights Presbyterian Church, 6312 Kennedy Ave, Cincinnati, Ohio 45213. Traditional Service will follow at 11:00 AM at Kennedy Heights Presbyterian Church. Burial at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio with Full Military Honors.

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