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The world lost part of its radiance Friday morning, January 13, 2017, when Roy S. "RJ" Linder III was torn from his loving family. RJ's smile brightened every corner when he entered a room. He was a devoted son, daddy, brother and friend. He loved his family fiercely and more than anything. His boys were his everything. His passions were anything that had to do with the outdoors, especially if it had four wheels. He will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him. He will eternally be in our hearts and thoughts.
The funeral service will be held Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Bailey & Foster Funeral Home Palestine, with Brother Dale Perry, of Living for the Brand Cowboy Church of Athens, officiating. Burial will follow at Tennessee Colony Cemetery in Tennessee Colony. Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 PM, Wednesday, January 28, 2017 at Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.
RJ was born in Palestine on August 2, 1990.
RJ is survived by his parents, Roy and Teena Linder of Malakoff, Tissa Titsonbarger of Buchanan Dam, Texas, his sons, River Clyborne of San Angelo, Bentley Linder of Dallas, and Hunter Linder of Killeen, his sister, Krystle Ritchie of El Campo, his sister and brother-in-law, Amber and Blake Presley of Elkhart, his grandmother, Lucille Larson of Palestine, grandparents Mildred and David Young of Adamsville, many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He is preceded in death by his grandfathers, Roy S. Linder Sr. and Everett Gene Thornton.
Pallbearers are Anthony Presley Sr., Anthony Presley Jr., James Hodge, Jared Hodge, Daniel Franklin, and Cory Fade. Honorary pallbearers are Ricky Linder, James Fox, Kody Fox, Adam Fox, Tobyn Fox, and David Mason.
The family has set up a gofundme account for anyone who would like to make donations in lieu of flowers.
To view online leave condolences or sign the guest book go to www.baileyandfosterfuneralhome.com.
Published on January 17, 2017
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