DIEHLSTADT -- Marshall Linebaugh, 86, died Dec. 19, 2011, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
Born Feb. 13, 1925, in Blodgett, to the late Samuel Thomas and Mina Jerrel Brooks Linebaugh, he had lived in Charleston and the surrounding area his entire life. He owned and operated Linebaugh's Garage in Charleston for 40 years until his retirement and was a member of the First Southern Baptist Church in Diehlstadt. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served during World War II.
On Oct. 5, 1946, he married Dorothy Lee Crosno, who preceded him in death on April 28, 2002.
Also preceding him in death were five brothers, James Linebaugh, Harry Linebaugh, Hugh Linebaugh, Theodore Linebaugh and Marcus Linebaugh; and three sisters, Dorothy Hillgameyer, Lillian Loflin and Tillie Mae Linebaugh.
Surviving are: one son, Gary Linebaugh of Scott City; one daughter, Marsha McCormack of Cape Girardeau; one sister, Evelyn Napier of Nixa; and three grandchildren.
Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. today at the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston, where services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Darin Watkins, pastor of the First Southern Baptist Church at Diehlstadt, will officiate.
Burial will follow in the IOOF Cemetery with full military graveside rites conducted by the Missouri Military Honor Guard.