Robert D. “Bobby” Linebaugh, 45, of Independence, died Monday, July 2, 2007, at the V.A. Medical Center, Kansas City.
Bobby was born March 6, 1962 in Hardin to Dale Linebaugh and Betty Lou (Phillips) Linebaugh.
Bobby was reared and educated in Hardin, where he graduated from Hardin High School. After high school, he joined the U.S. Army where he served in the 82nd Airborne as a computer operator. After serving his country in the Army he returned to Kansas City, and worked for Romie’s Carpet and Vinyl.
Survivors include one son, Mark Winfrew, of Kansas City; his father, Romie Whittle, of Independence; three brothers, Larry Linebaugh of Sudley, N.C., Jerry Lee Hammond of Independence, and Romie Whittle and his wife, Sara, of Independence; and one sister, Joyce Whittle, of Independence.
In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by one sister, Linda Linebaugh, who died in infancy; and his grandparents, Dora and Grover Cleveland Phillips.
Memorial Graveside services will be Monday, July 9, 2007, at 3 p.m. at the Woodland Cemetery, Richmond, where military graveside services will be conducted by the American Legion Post # 237 and Richmond VFW Post # 4398. Speaker will be Aunt Ginny.
Thurman Funeral Home, Richmond, is in charge of the arrangements.