George H. Linker, Jr.
April 8, 1926 – Feb. 21, 2021
Funeral services for George H. Linker, Jr., 94, of Madisonville, LA, were Feb. 27, 2021, at Hartman-Hughes Funeral Home with Rev. Tim Hines and Rev. Shaun Evans officiating, burial in the Tylertown Cemetery.
Linker died at his residence in Louisiana Feb. 21, 2021. He was born April 8, 1926, on Linker Mountain in Dover, Ark., to the late Eva and George Linker, Sr. Along with his parents, he is also preceded in death by his wife of 69 years Frances Linker; brother Odell Linker; and sister Lorraine Kelley.
He was a member of Hickory Knoll Church of Christ, Tylertown Church of Christ and North Point Church of Christ. During World War II he served in the Pacific with the U.S. Army. After the war he was a heavy equipment operator for construction until his retirement. He was also passionate about gardening.
Survivors include his children John Charles (Frances) Linker, Sr., Diane (Louis) Palmisano, Lorraine (Timothy) Haggerty, and Lynette Ann Linker; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Hartman Hughes Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Family and friends may sign an online guestbook at www.hartmanhughesfuneralhome.com