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Woody Funeral Home-Parham

1771 North Parham Road, Richmond, VA

OBITUARY

Linwood Miller King

July 11, 1940August 8, 2019

King, Linwood Miller, 79, passed from this life at 12:06 a.m. Thursday, August 8, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dewey Lee and Clara Gertrude King; brother, William Lee; sisters, Viola Merchant, Violet Lambert and Goldie Barnhill. He is survived by his loving wife, Anita; sister, Dorothy Ashburn; brother, Berkley F. King (Brenda); and numerous nieces and nephews. Linwood entered the Navy on a special program at age 17 and entered the civilian workforce upon discharge, working at various jobs until he became an ET at the USPS, a position he held for 35 years. He was nicknamed "the Energizer Bunny" by his community for his tireless attention to the needs of others. Although not possessing a romantic bent, he loved romance novels, square dancing and was a meticulous dresser. He will be greatly missed. The family will receive friends on Monday, August 12, from 11 a.m. to 1 and from 4 to 6 p.m. at Woody Funeral Home, 1771 N. Parham Rd., Richmond, Va. 23229. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, August 13, at 11 a.m. at the Woody Parham chapel, followed by interment in Westhampton Memorial Park, 10000 Patterson Ave., Richmond, Va. 23238.

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Services

  • Visitation Monday, August 12, 2019
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, August 13, 2019
  • Committal Service Tuesday, August 13, 2019

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Kat Jorgensen

August 11, 2019

I have so many fond memories of Linwood. He was a dear and special man. Loved his understated sense of humor. He could always get a smile out of me. And he loved Anita so very much. They were the perfect couple. He will be missed.

anthony merchant

August 11, 2019

linwood was wonderiful and a great man he will be greatly missed by me tony merchant