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LINEBAUGH, Charles Marquis passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 10, 2012 at his apartment at 10 Wilmington Place in Dayton at the age of 99. He was born on March 8, 1913 in Dayton to Roy and Bessie Linebaugh and grew up on Gettysburg Avenue. He attended Harrison School (now Wogaman) and graduated from Roosevelt High School. He worked for a brief time at Lakeside Amusement Park near his home, and worked as a carpenter during the hard years of the Depression when he helped build a number of homes around Dayton. Mark married his neighbor's daughter, Marian Gholson in November of 1935 and they had three children and were married for 47 years until her death in 1982. In July of 1983, he married Beulah Snyder with whom he traveled the world and enjoyed life until her death in 2004. Mark served his country in World War II in both the Army and Army Air Corps, and served in the Pacific Theater in New Guinea, the Philippines and Okinawa until the end of the war. He began a career with the United States Postal Service as a clerk shortly after WWII and worked his way up through various supervisor and management positions until his retirement in 1977. Mark led a long and very active life and enjoyed building things and doing "projects" well up into his 90's. He also enjoyed Ohio State football, NASCAR, occasional trips to the Grand Victoria casino, cooking and his family and friends. In addition to his two wives, Marian and Beulah, Mark is preceded in death by his son, Mark Douglas Linebaugh in 1982. He is survived by his daughter, Julane Linebaugh of Lexington, KY and Bruce Linebaugh of Kettering. He is also survived by his step family - step daughter Patricia (Robert) Engelbrecht of Kettering and step son William Snyder (Debbie) of Miamisburg, six grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. A celebration of Mark's well-lived life will be held on Saturday, June 16, 2012 at 12 Noon at TOBIAS FUNERAL HOME-BELMONT, 648 Watervliet Ave. Dayton 45420. Friends may call at the funeral home one hour prior to the service starting at 11 am. A reception will be held at 10 Wilmington Place immediately following the funeral service. A private burial will take place at a later date. The family would like to thank the staff of 10 Wilmington Place, where he was their longest resident (20 years). In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Ohmer Park United Methodist, 1357 Arbor Ave. Dayton, OH 45420. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tobiasfuneralhome.com.
Published in Dayton Daily News from June 13 to June 14, 2012