ST. PAUL, Va. Lynn Kessinger, 73, died Thursday, February 4, 2016 at Holston Valley Medical Center, Kingsport, Tennessee. He was born in Rensselaer, Indiana; son of the late Marven and Mary Rohrabough Kessinger. He was preceded in death by his twin brother, Lyle Kessinger; and brother-in-law, Leroy Baca. He graduated from Indiana State University with the class of 1964. He was a volunteer fireman for 20 years, retiring in 1989. Lynn's interests included war history, cruising and Nascar. He also was a loyal Cubs and Bears fan. He is survived by his wife, Connie Stanley Kessinger; two daughters, Jennifer Roach and husband, Larry, of Griswold, Connecticut, and Kristina Tognarrelli and husband, Tom, of Demotte, Indiana; four grandchildren, Allison Roach, Rachael Roach, Ashlyn Burke, and Conner Burke; two stepdaughters, Lisa Livingston Thompson and husband, Gerald, of Lexington, Kentucky, and Beth Livingston Mattern and husband, Bryan, of Atlanta, Georgia; one nephew, Michael Kessinger of Demotte, Indiana; sister-in-law, Debbie Baca of St. Paul, Virginia; two nieces, Sara Baca and husband, Eric Hamilton, of St. Paul, Virginia, and Caroline Baca and husband, Colby Sturgill, of St. Paul, Virginia; and two special great-nieces, Emma Hamilton and Charlotte Hamilton. A Celebration of Life service for Lynn Kessinger will be conducted at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, February 11, 2016 in Castlewood Funeral Home Chapel, Castlewood, Virginia, with the Rev. Lee Kidd officiating. The family will receive friends from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, February 11, 2016 in Castlewood Funeral Home, Castlewood, Virginia. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to Keener Township Fire Department, P.O. Box 264, Demotte, IN 46310 or The Lyric Project, P.O. Box 818, St. Paul, VA 24283. On line condolences may be sent to the Kessinger family through our website and a video tribute may be viewed at www.castlewoodfuneralhome.com. Castlewood Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.