Robert Charles Linburgh

January 27, 1924May 9, 2013

Passed away at 89. A musical life. Swing band leader in his teens, entertained his shipments bravely in WWII, played in bands at many senior centers after retirement. His Christmas Day tradition for many years was playing piano for seniors during their holiday meal at Roosevelt Community Center. Survived by son Craig, daughter Deborah and stepson Simeon Aaronson. Services 11am Tuesday May 14 at Willow Glen Funeral Home 1039 Lincoln Ave. San Jose. Burial with military honors at Oak Hill Cemetery at 1pm. In lieu of flowers send donations to: Robert Linburgh Fund for Christmas Lunch, Roosevelt Community Center, 901 East Santa Clara St., San Jose 95116. Attention Stella Gutierrez.


  • Funeral Service Tuesday, May 14, 2013
  • Graveside Service Tuesday, May 14, 2013

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Patrick Gregory

May 14, 2013

Uncle Robert, You will be missed dearly by all of your friends and family. Craig and Paula, Deborah and the rest of your family, will remember you often and dearly. We all know that you are in Heaven and you have been reunited with your mom and dad,Charles and Marcella, both of your sisters,DonnaMae and DorisAnn, your brother - law Walter Gregory, and nephew Mike for eternity. May you rest in peace, and God Bless you. Your nephew, Pat Gregory.

Don Eberhard

May 13, 2013


We both served as volunteer Pianists for the City of Santa Clara Senior Center "Dining Out" Program. We became friends about a year ago when I first started to perform.

I had the pleasure of performing on Tuesdays during lunch and Thursdays for volunteers setting up prior to your performance during lunch that same day.

The ease and grace of your 'ticking the ivories' scored a major cord for me as an admirer of your talent for so many years. Your 'cords' of goodwill to others was a joy for many. Your upbeat style and demeanor will be missed.

I very much appreciated your recent gift of some past issues of "Music Magazine" that included sheet music for entertaining others.

I am pleased to celebrate your life. I intend to play "That's What Friends Are For" tomorrow, Tuesday, May 14th during the City of Senior Center "Dining Out" program in your honor and offer a tribute to your memory.

Respectfully your friend and fellow pianist Don Eberhard.

May 11, 2013

My dear friend will be very missed.