Lynn Tarkenton, 67, former director of operations and labor at VIT

Lynn Tarkenton, 67, formerly of Virginia Beach, died Wednesday, July 18, 2018, in Florida. Born in Portsmouth, he was the son of the late Samuel R. Tarkenton and Mary Shingleton Tarkenton.

Lynn was a graduate of Churchland High School and Old Dominion University. He was the former director of operations and labor at VIT.

Lynn was preceded in death by his wife, Donna; son, Ian; and brother, Allan.

Survivors include his son, Adam Tarkenton, and his wife, Brittney; five grandchildren, Lexe, Maddie, London, Harper and Haley; great-granddaughter, Callie; sister, Lou Ann, and her husband, Ray; and nephew, Jed. Lynn is also survived by his longtime companion Barbara Hicks; brother-in-law, Bryan Waddell, and his family; and sister-in-law, Pam Shaw, and her family.

His family and friends will fondly remember him for his big heart and quick sense of humor.

A funeral service will be conducted 1 p.m., Wednesday, July 25, at the Laskin Road Chapel of H.D. Oliver Funeral Apartments by the Rev. Tracy Gregory. Burial will be in Princess Anne Memorial Park, Virginia Beach.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice.

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