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Mr. Howard Ray "Mutt" Linkenhoker

April 5, 1927 ~ July 8, 2022 (age 95)


Howard Ray “Mutt” Linkenhoker, 95, of Roanoke passed away Friday, July 8, 2022. He was a son of the late, Robert T. Linkenhoker and Lucy Rebecca Wilcher Linkenhoker. He served his country in the United States Army during WWII. Howard was a long time member of Vinton Wesleyan Church. He grew up and attended Springwood Baptist Church. He was the last of 10 children. In addition to his parents and siblings he is preceded in death by a son-in-law, Pedro Brooks; granddaughter, Angela Lewis and a family friend, Linda Bush.

He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Martha R. Linkenhoker; children, Patricia Brooks, Marsha Sanderson (Danny) and Donald Linkenhoker (Doris); numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers send donations to a charity of your choice in Memory of Howard.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, July 12, 2022 from 4 to 8 pm, at Lotz Funeral Home, 1001 Franklin Road, Roanoke. A graveside service will be held at 9 am, Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at Springwood Baptist Church Cemetery, 88 Copps Hill Road, Buchanan, Virginia 24066 with Pastor Ricardo Rodriguez and Chaplain Donna Britt officiating. Military honors will be provided by the United States Army and the Roanoke Valley DAV Honor Guard. Online condolences may be made at

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July 12, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lotz Funeral Home Roanoke
1001 Franklin Rd SW
Roanoke, VA 24016

July 13, 2022

9:00 AM
Springwood Baptist Church Cemetery
88 Copps Hill Road
Buchanan, VA 24066


Springwood Baptist Church Cemetery
88 Copps Hill Road
Buchanan, VA 24066

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