Everett F. Linker, 96, formerly of Wapakoneta, OH more recently of Wadsworth, OH passed away Sunday September 13, 2015. He was born July 30 in Lakeview Ohio to the late Merle and Mary Linker,

Mr. Linker was just a farmer having been born and raised on a farm the only son of Merle and Mary. He milked cows, raised chickens and pigs, Everett farmed the land, planting and harvesting crops of corn, soy beans and wheat.

He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Jackson Center, OH and attended St. Paul United Church of Christ in Wapakoneta. Everett was a State of Ohio winner of the Future Farmers of America.

70 years ago on February 22, 1945 he married Faero (Freymuth) and together they raised one daughter Janet (Kelly) Johnson, he was loved by his grandsons: Joel (Cara) and Zach (Sarah) and 5 great grandchildren: Tate, Jack, Mia, Liam and Lincoln.

So if there are any crops to be tended to in heaven, soybeans and corn to be checked, Everett will be there to bring in the harvest. Are there any Allis-Chalmers tractors in heaven? hope so. We love you Pop.

The family will receive friends 4-7pm Wednesday at the Hilliard-Rospert Funeral Home, 174 N. Lyman St., Wadsworth and 11-2pm Friday at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, 1102 Lincoln Ave., Wapakoneta, OH where a funeral service will be held at 2pm. Interment will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Wapakoneta.

Memorial Donations may be made to Grace Lutheran Church of Jackson Center, OH, St. Paul United Church of Christ, Wapakoneta, OH or better yet visit a local farmers market or enjoy a drive in the country, see the farms, see the crops, enjoy our country. Everett did!