Lloyd Donald Linton 92, of Edinburg died at 1:56 a.m. on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 in St. Johns Hospital, Springfield, IL. He was born September 24, 1919 in Edinburg, IL the son of Lloyd and Birdie Prater Linton. He married Maxine Shaw on July 11, 1946 in Edinburg. He was a retired farmer. He was a member of the Bethel Baptist Church for over 60 years and a member of the Board of Trustees of Bethel Baptist Church for 50 years. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps during WWII and served on the Edinburg School Board.

He is survived by his son Lloyd W. (Kathy) Linton of Edinburg; daughter, Marsha Linton (Frank) Farr of Taylorville, grandchildren; D.R. (Nikki) Linton, Ashley Linton, Dylan Linton, Todd (Aubrie) Megginson, Abby Megginson, MacKenzie Stork and Morgan Farr, great grandchildren; Rand Linton, Sydney Stork and Brody DeClerek, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister; Avis Linton Sebastian and grandson; Rand Megginson.

Visitation will be from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m, Saturday, April 28, 2012 at Bethel Baptist Church 1919 North 1000 East Road Sharpsburg, IL. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, April 28, 2012 at Bethel Baptist Church, Sharpsburg, IL. Burial will be in Bethany Cemetery, Tovey, IL. Rev. Ted Marrinan will be officiating.

Memorials may be made to Bethel Baptist Church 1919 North 1000 East Road Sharpsburg, IL. 62568.  Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, IL.  Sign guest book at

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