March 18, 1920 – September 20, 2017
Russell Kirkland Linton, 97, of Longwood, FL peacefully passed away Wednesday September 20, 2017. Russell was born Marc, 18, 1920 in Hartford, Connecticut to Elmer D. and Elizabeth W. Linton. He served in the Army Air Corp as a meteorologist in the Pacific and was honorably discharged as a Master Sargent. Russell retired from CNA Insurance Company in Orlando, FL. He is survived by his wife Mary Louise of Longwood, 2 daughters, Cheryl Cilek of Iowas City, IA and Lynette Linton of Knoxville, TN, 5 grandchildren, Jennifer, Rebecca, Alyson, Rusty, and Blair and 10 great grandchildren. Russell was a long time member of All Saints Episcopal Church and a memorial service will be planned at a future date.