Fred Rueben Linka, born February 26, 1933, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 18, 2023.
Fred was predeceased in death by his parents, Paul Milton Linka, Sr., and Eva Martinek Linka; and 14 brothers and sisters; Paul Jr., Mildred, Joseph, Ruth, Milton, Henry, Bennie, Mildred Marie, Jane, Fred’s twin brother John, Helen, Vera, Louis, and Lucille.
Fred is survived by several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Fred retired from Friedman Marks Clothing Company when they closed their doors in Richmond, Virginia, and then went to work for and retired from
the State of Virginia. Fred loved to laugh and found humor in everyday life. He loved sitting on his little porch watching birds feeding on a nearby bird feeder and watching traffic traveling the road in front of his house. He loved his family, especially his Mother, and missed her every day.
Fred was a lifelong member of Providence United Methodist Church in Quinton, Virginia.
A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 27, 2023, at Providence United Methodist Church, 4001 New Kent Hwy., Quinton, Virginia 23141 with Pastor Bill John Officiating.
The family would like to thank Fred’s church family for visits and cards of support. Additionally, we would like to thank the Amedisys Hospice team from Williamsburg, Va., especially Carrie and Kathryn, and Terry from the Amedisys Hospice team from Blackstone, Va. You are truly
amazing caregivers and we were so lucky to have you.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution to the Hospice Foundation of America
@hospicefoundation.org or Providence United Methodist Church PO Box 118 4001 New Kent
Hwy. Quinton, VA 23141.