TARRY John T. Linsy Sr., 85, of Tarry, Ark. died Saturday, August 18, 2012, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center.

TARRY John T. Linsy Sr., 85, of Tarry, Ark. died Saturday, August 18, 2012, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center.

He was born October 19, 1926 in Tarry, Ark. to the late John Henry Linsy and Mary Jackson Keller of Tarry, Ark.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Lucy Linsy of 64 years, who passed away on April 26, 2012; sister, Magnolia Moore; daughter, Richlean McDonald; and granddaughter, Valerie McDonald-Harris.

He was employed with Arkansas Oak Flooring as a machine operator until his retirement in 1985.

Survivors include sister, Jessie Mae Keller of Milwaukee, Wis.; sons, John T. (Odessa) Linsy Jr., Jessie (Deborah) Linsy all of Tarry, Ark., Juque (Linda) Linsy of Pine Bluff, Ark.; daughters, Magnolia (George) Rogers of Star City and Barbara Miles of Tarry, Ark.; special niece, Jewell Thornton of Pine Bluff, Ark.; sixteen grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren, nine great-great grandchildren, and two great great-great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, September 1, 2012 at Bright Star Missionary Baptist Church, 5672 Hwy 425 North, Tarry, Ark. with the Rev. Williams Neal officiating. Burial will be in Bethlehem #2 Cemetery, Tarry, Ark. by the P.K. Miller Mortuary. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. at the mortuary on Friday, August 31, 2012. The family of Mr. Linsy would like to thank JRMC (ICU) unit.

Online register: www.pkmillermortuary.com.