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Stephen M. Linkous

Obituary
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    - Mary Jane Wells
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    - Rachel McCain

ORLANDO, FL - Stephen M. Linkous, of Orlando, Fl died on Saturday, June 7, 2014, at the age of 68. He was preceded in death by his wife, Hazel J. Linkous and parents, Harold & Lois Linkous. Steve leaves behind a son, Stephen M. Linkous Jr. of Sandston, Va, a daughter, Sheri L. Linkous of Valrico, FL, sister, Nancy Linkous of Hampton, VA, and many extended family and friends who will greatly miss him and cherish their memories of him. Steve was born in Hampton, Va and was a proud 1964 graduate of Hampton High School. While in high school, Steve began volunteering at the Wythe Volunteer Fire Department, which he continued for many years while a resident in Wythe. Shortly after high school, he served our country as an Army Maintenance Officer and was awarded 3 Bronze Stars, an Air Medal , an Army Commendation Medal & many other Service Medals for his duty while in the Vietnam War. Upon returning to civilian life, Steve obtained his Registered Nursing license and was the Head ER Nurse at Riverside hospital for many years. That line of work then lead him into the environmental health field where he worked for and consulted with many agencies and companies to include Disney properties which prompted his move to Orlando, Fl in 1990. It was there that he was able to dedicate more time to his passion of fishing equipment antiques, fishing the coasts of Fl and traveling. A celebration of life will be held, July 18, 2014 from 2:30-4:30pm at Jack's Family Restaurant on 1405 E Pembroke Ave in Hampton, Va. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the .
Published in Daily Press on July 3, 2014
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