COLUMBUS — Gary R. Linkous, 47, of Busch Boulevard, Columbus, passed away Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010, at Mount Carmel St. Ann’s Hospital in Westerville.
He was born Oct. 4, 1963, in Mount Vernon to Joseph and Donna (Wharton) Linkous. Gary was a 1982 graduate of Fredericktown High School and attended the Mount Vernon Nazarene University. He was an avid fan of The Ohio State University and the Minnesota Vikings football teams. Gary worked in retail sales and insurance, and attended the Vineyard Church in Columbus. Gary loved his family and will always be missed.
He is survived by his mother, Donna; two brothers, Larry (Kim Ransome) Linkous of Lexington and Jim (Mary) Linkous of Mount Vernon; nephews, Joe Linkous of Columbus and Chad Linkous and family of St. Roberts, Mo.; very caring friend, Jo Griggs; and canine sister, Holly.
He was preceded in death by his father, Joseph; grandparents, aunts and uncles.
The family will observe a private service at a later date. The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Gary R. Linkous.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Knox County Humane Society, 400 Columbus Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050.
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