The Jacob Sheep Society has paid tributes to ones of its members; Jack Lynch, Castlederg, Co. Tyrone who passed away peacefully at Altnagelvin Hospital on August 3rd.
In a statement on Facebook, Paul Colhoun of Jacob Sheep Society said: “On behalf of the Jacob Sheep Society, I would like to pass on our condolences to the Lynch family. One of our members, Jack Lynch passed away peacefully this morning (August 3rd) in Atlnagelvin Hospital.”
“Jack has been breeding Jacob sheep for many years and he was a true gentleman who loved his Jacob sheep.”
“His sheep sold today (August 3rd) at the North Ireland sale and our society field officer, Gordon picked two of his lambs and showed them in the show ring.”
“They went on to be placed 2nd and 4th; as usual, Jack’s sheep were superb and a credit to him. We will all miss Jack immensely and our thoughts are with his family tonight. Paul.” the statement concluded.