Robert Yearwood Lineberger

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Robert Yearwood "Bud" Lineberger of the Delina Community in Marshall County, Tenn. passed from this life on March 23, 2015, at the age of 87.

He was born on May 28, 1927, in Lincoln County, Tenn. to the late Joseph Lannes and Ruth Connelly Lineberger. He was a man of honesty and integrity and a friend to everyone he met. He loved to talk and was well known for his stories of people and times past. Mr. Lineberger had served the Lord for many years and attended the Church of God at Delina regularly as long as his health permitted.

He dearly loved his family and leaves to mourn his wife of 62 years, Nellie O. "Wayne" Steadman Lineberger, daughter and son-in-law Sharon and Mauldin Crabtree, son and daughter-in-law Larry and Rhonda Lineberger all of Delina; granddaughters Carin (Matthew) Wade of Columbia and Candice Crabtree of Delina; grandsons Lance Lineberger and Luke Lineberger both of Delina; and great-grandsons Diesel Wade and Garland Crabtree. He also leaves behind a sister, Ida Ruth Smith of Fayetteville, a very special niece, Pamela Bolin Marsilliusen of Louisville, Ky., a special friend, John Heltsley of Bardstown, Ky. and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by sisters Ora Taylor and Doris Farrar and brothers Roy, Leonard and Maurice Lineberger.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. James Trivett and Bro. Tony Williams officiating. Burial will follow in the Medium Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Caris Healthcare, 1412 Trotwood Ave., Suite 11, Columbia, TN 38401.