Franklin Linniman Jr.

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SIDNEY — Franklin "Frank" Henry Linniman Jr., 69 years old, formerly of Sidney, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, at his daughter's house in Mansfield.

Frank was born in Sidney, on July 24, 1946, to Franklin H. Linniman and Grace (Black) Linniman, and they survive.

He is also survived by his children, Amanda (Rodney) Covault, of Mansfield, and Tammy (John) Gardner, of Mansfield; grandchildren, Bridget, Krissy and Nathan Covault, Kylie and Jacob Shultz; six great-grandchildren; siblings, Tim (June) Linniman, of New Bremen, Randy (Mary Ann) Linniman, of Hubert, North Carolina, and Sharon Boyd, of Celina, Ohio; numerous nieces and nephews.

Frank was preceded in death by one sister, Cindy Linniman; and one brother-in-law, Billy Boyd.

Frank served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He had retired from the Copeland Corporation. He loved to play cards, especially Euchre, and sit around the table cutting up and sharing stories with family and friends. He also enjoyed watching his favorite classic TV shows, including "Walker, Texas Ranger," "Jag," "NCIS" and wrestling.

Family and friends may call on Friday, Sept. 4, 2015, from 4 to 6 p.m., at the Adams Funeral Home, 1401 Fair Road, Sidney, Ohio.

Private graveside services will take place at Glenn Cemetery, Port Jefferson.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to the MedCentral/Mansfield Hospital Hospice, 335 Glessner Avenue, Mansfield, OH 44903, in his memory.

Funeral arrangements are in the care of Adams Funeral Home in Sidney.

Online condolences may be expressed to the Linniman family at

Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. Matthew 5:4

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Published in Sidney Daily News from Sept. 3 to Sept. 4, 2015
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