June 6, 1926- October 1, 2012
Arthur G. Linsley, age 86, of rural Indianola was born June 6, 1926 on a Farm near Perry, Iowa to Harry and Marie Linsley and passed away October 1, 2012 at the Westview Care Center in Indianola. He graduated from Truro High School in 1945, was married to Marjorie Blackford in 1949 and served with the US Army in Korea from 1952 to 1954. Following his service to his Country they moved to Berwick, Iowa before moving near Indianola in 1962 to a farm. Arthur worked 34 years for and retired from Firestone Tire and Rubber.He was a member of American Legion Post # 165.
A brother Harry Keith Linsley and sister Betty Wall preceded him in death. Surviving are his wife Marjorie at home; daughter Pamela (Linsley) Beck of West Des Moines and her two children, Heather (Matt) Harrison and and their son Miles Harrison and Shawn Beck of Des Moines; son, Kevin (Alicia) Linsley, their children, Gracie, Greta and Harry of Jefferson City, Tennessee; brother Rex Linsley of Indianapolis, Indiana and sister Bonnie Allen of Osceola, Iowa. Arthur loved farming, his grandchildren and being outdoors. Memorial funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Thursday, October 4, 2012 at the Peterson Funeral Home in Indianola. On line condolences may be made to www.petersonfunerals.com.Information provided by: Peterson Funeral Home 602 E. Salem Indianola, IA 50125 http://www.petersonfunerals.com