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Dean Linthicum

September 29, 1948 ~ June 26, 2019 (age 70)



Lyn Dean Linthicum, 70, a lifelong resident of Pleasant Hill, was born, September 29, 1948, in Harrisonville, the son of Alvin S. and Helen M. (Outon) Linthicum.  He departed this life, Tuesday, June 26, 2019, at his home surrounded with love and family.

Dean was a 1968 Pleasant Hill High School graduate.  He proudly served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War from 1969 to 1971. 

On July 18, 1971, he was united in marriage to Lynn Renee Mann in Pleasant Hill.

Dean was employed as a Maintenance Fabricator for Travomatic in Blue Springs and later for C.K.S Packaging in Kansas City.  He retired in 2008.  He was a member of the Veteran’s of Foreign Wars Post #3118, Pleasant Hill and a member of the former Calvary Community Church, Pleasant Hill.   He enjoyed hunting and shooting guns, collecting guns, knives, tools, and was an avid coin collector.  He also enjoyed using his tools to build everything from bird houses with his grandkids to his cabin at the lake.

Dean was preceded in death by his parents; his twin-brother, Gene Linthicum; his sister, Alice Pennington; a half-brother, Arvid Linthicum; and a half-sister, Tessa Linthicum. 

He is survived by his wife, Lynn of the home; one son, D.J. Linthicum of Pleasant Hill; one daughter, Mindy Linthicum of Independence; 4 grandchildren, Kayla Crider of Grandview; Bronco (and Abby) Green of Overland Park; Nicholas Linthicum and Allison Linthicum, both of Pleasant Hill; one great-granddaughter, Maliyah Jones; one brother, Jim Linthicum of Kansas City; other relatives and friends.

Visitation was held Sunday, June 30, 2019, at the funeral home.

Funeral services were held Monday, July 1, 2019, at the funeral home. Reverend D. Kent Deubner officiated.  Past-Commander Ron Beatty and members of the V.F.W. rendered the Final Salute ceremony

Graveside military services and interment followed at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery with full military honors by the U.S. Army and the V.F.W. Post #3118 Honor Guard.  Casket bearers were Kayla Crider, Tyler Harrald, Lance Keeran, A.J. Nichols, Junior Ross, and Bill Smith.

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Arrangements: Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong St., Pleasant Hill, Missouri 64080 (816) 540-5550


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June 30, 2019

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home
203 N. Armstrong Street
Pleasant Hill, MO 64080

Funeral Service
July 1, 2019

10:00 AM
Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home
203 N. Armstrong Street
Pleasant Hill, MO 64080

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