Linkous, Paul Allen

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Paul Allen Linkous, 83, went into God’s Heavenly Hands, Tuesday, May 16, 2023, suddenly at his home with his dog by his side. Allen was born July 31, 1939, to the late, Paul and Mildred Linkous.

Allen never met a stranger and always took his dog, Yellow, wherever he went. He loved to hunt, fish, and play golf. He had many friends at Blacksburg Auto and Lowes, which he liked to visit often.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Jackie Linkous, his brothers and sisters-in-law, Roger and Amelia Linkous and Woody and Helen Linkous. He is survived by his daughter, Karen Leland; grandson, Jared Leland; Brothers and sisters-in-law Bernard and Ellen Linkous and Lonzie and Wilda Linkous; uncle, Roy Quesenberry; aunts, Shelby Quesenberry and Stella Quesenberry; good friends, Roger Averheart, Don Thomas, and Ken Duncan; numerous nieces and nephews; and his best friend and companion, his dog Yellow.

Funeral services will be held, Tuesday, May 23, 2023, at 11:00 AM in the McCoy Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. John Hopkins officiating. Interment will follow in the Roselawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 5-7:00 PM, Monday evening, at the McCoy Funeral Home, 150 Country Club Dr. S.W. Blacksburg, Va.