Albert Terry “Bud” Linkous, 80, of Pembroke and formerly of Christiansburg, departed this life Wednesday afternoon, March 11, 2009 at Giles Memorial Hospital in Pearisburg. Born in Merrimac on September 1, 1928, he was a son of the late David Edgar and Winston Linkous. He was retired from the Coca-Cola Company as a route driver and cooler repairman. He was preceded in death by a son and daughter-in-law Terry W. and Carolyn Simpkins Linkous.
He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of fifty-eight years Mary Catherine Murdock Linkous; his son and daughter-in-law Ken and Corinne Linkous of Johnstown, PA ; his daughter and son-in-law Joyce and Mark Markley of Tallahassee, FL; his daughter and son-in-law Michelle and Delbert Collins of Pembroke; his grandchildren Alex Linkous of Dover, OH and Savannah, Duncan Collins of Pembroke; his brothers Colburn Linkous of Dublin and Weldon Linkous of Martinsville; his sisters Frances Cupp of Merrimac, Nellie Overstreet of Riner, Shirley Howard of Floyd.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 PM in the Kendall Funeral Home at 605 Snidow St. in Pembroke with burial following in Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Christiansburg. The family will receive friends at the funeral home two hours before the service. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com