William Holland “Bill” Lineberry, age 79 of Dublin passed away Saturday, September 12, 2009 in the Roanoke Memorial Hospital.Born July 25, 1930 in Richlands, Virginia, he was the son of the late Harry Holland Lineberry and Mildred Brenda Meek Lineberry of Burkes Garden, Va.. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Margie Morgan Lineberry and granddaughter, Jennifer Lineberry.Mr. Lineberry was retired from Appalachian Power Company with 30 years of service. He was a member of the Dublin United Methodist Church and was also a member of the Pulaski Elks Lodge #1067 and the Dublin Lions Club.
Surviving are his wife of 55 years- Hope Gillespie Lineberry-Dublin, Daughter-Melissa H. “Mel” Lineberry-DublinSon and Daughter-in-law- William Thomas Lineberry and Sharon Clark Lineberry-Draper,Two Grandchildren- Zane Thomas Lineberry and Erin Hope Lineberry-DraperBrother and Sister-in-law- Ben H. and Sarah Lineberry-Pulaski Co., Beloved Sister-in-law & Brother-in-law-Katherine Moss Huffman and Jim V. Huffman-Burkes Garden, Va.
A service of celebration and resurrection will be held Tuesday 2:00 P.M. at the Dublin United Methodist Church with Rev. Bill Rowland officiating. The family will receive friends following the service in the Dublin United Methodist Church Family Life Center. A private family graveside service will be held at a later date at the Maplewood Cemetery, Tazewell, Va. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials in his memory be sent to the Dublin United Methodist Church P.O. Box 577, Dublin, 24084. To send messages of condolence to the family, visit www.bowerfuneralhome.com
Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski is handling arrangements for the family.