Williard Elmer Lineburg (1933 - 2019)

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Willard Elmer Lineburg, 86, of Phoenix, Arizona and formerly of Strasburg, Virginia, passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at his home.

He was born January 2, 1933 to the late Richard and Lillian (Ambrose) Lineburg in Strasburg, Virginia.

Willard attended Strasburg High School, graduating Class of 1953, then furthered his education at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University after serving in the United States Air Force.

He spent his entire career in the airline industry, doing what he loved, working on airplanes, ultimately retiring at age 71 from United Parcel Service after 15 years of service.

Willard was a Charles Taylor Service Award recipient for having over 50 years of service as a Master Airline Mechanic. He had also been a member of the Mechanic Teamster Union.

Willard enjoyed singing karaoke, playing guitar, driving his Subaru, and had an immense love for all things related to the family farm.

He is survived by his three loving children, Don (Cindy) Lineburg, Doreen (Chris) Hantzschel, and Denise (Louis) Servedio-Morales; four beloved step children, Pam (John) Harkins, Sue (Steve) Hoffman, Greg (Stephanie) Colon, and Bruce (Angie) Colon; two siblings, Dorothy Hockman, and Betty (Alan) Baker; eight grandchildren; nine step grandchildren; and many other loving family and friends, all of whom he loved very much.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Catherine; his sister, Thelma; his brother, Donald; and his two beloved dogs, Angel and Molly.

A Celebration of Life gathering will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Stover Funeral Home in Strasburg, VA.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Willard's honor, may be made to the .

You may sign the guest book and submit condolences to the family online at www.stoverfuneralhome.com

Stover Funeral Home and Crematory of Strasburg, VA is serving the family of Mr. Lineburg.

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Published in Northern Virginia Daily on Mar. 15, 2019
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