Charles Linder

Charles Beckham Linder, 84, of Snellville, Ga., went to be with the Lord Thursday, May 15, 2014, at East Side Medical Center in Snellville. He was born in Louisville, Ky., on April 26, 1930. A retired manager of Kroger in Dalton, Chattanooga and Atlanta. He was a loving husband, son, brother, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and friend to many. He was preceded in death by father, the Rev. Omar Linder and his mother, Thelma Jackson; brothers, Omar Jr. Linder, Joe Linder, Herb Linder and Rev. Guy Linder. Surviving siblings are David W. (Becky) Linder, of Owensboro, Ky., Bartley Joseph (Barbara) Linder, of Kerrville, Texas and Mary Catherine Jones, of Bessemer, Ala. He is survived by his loving wife, Joyce Marie Linder, of Snellville, Ga.; his children, Deborah (Bill) Jaruczewicz, of El Cajon, Calif., Rebekah (Chuck) Corey, of Ooltewah, Chuck (Terri) Austin, of Sebastapol, Calif., Joe Linder, of Chattanooga, John (Trish) Linder, of Tunnel Hill, Ga.; James (Kristi) Linder, of Cohutta, Ga., Jolynn (Roger) Ladd, of Harrison. Surviving grandchildren, Heather (Dillon) Vanzant; Holly(Larry) Swinea; Ryan Austin; Scott Austin; Tyler and Maggie Linder; Molly and Macy Linder, Chelsea, David, Lexie and Lanie Douhne; Rob and Briann Ladd. Surviving great-grandchildren, Jacob, John, and James Vanzant; Gracie and Landon Swinea. Visitation will be at Chattanooga Funeral Home (8214 East Brainerd Road Chattanooga) from 5-9 p.m. on Friday May 23, 2014. Viewing from noon-1 p.m. followed by funeral service at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 24, 2014, at Chattanooga Funeral Home. Graveside service will proceed directly after funeral service at Lakewood Memory Gardens, East, on Shallowford Road for everyone. Officiating the funeral service will be Steve Green of Brooksville, Fla. Please share your memories online at Arrangements by Chattanooga Funeral Home, East Brainerd Chapel, 8214 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421.

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