William R. "Bill" Linn, 64, of McKeesport, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 17th 2020 surrounded by his loving family. He was born on April 28th 1956 in McKeesport to the late Charles E. Linn Jr. and Eleanor Duvall Linn of White Oak. Along with his mother, Bill is survived by his two daughters; Angela (Donald Rudberg Jr.) Linn of Liberty Borough and Jessica (David) Gross of Elizabeth Township. Sister, Kathy DeMarco of Glassport; brother, Charles E. Linn III of White Oak. Grandchildren; Shane, Ryder, and Levi Rudberg, Emma and Jackson. Nephew, Jason (Holly) DeMarco; niece, Shannon (Ryan) Campbell; great-nephew/nieces, Ethan DeMarco, Isabella and Zoey Campbell; and close cousin Michael (Sharon) Dorich.
Bill was a 1974 graduate of South Allegheny High School, went to Bryn Mawr Church in White Oak, worked for the P&LE Railroad, was an employee of Shop N Save and was on the Tenant Council for the McKeesport Housing Authority where he always tried to help others that are less fortunate. Bill loved camping at his trailer with his grandchildren, he enjoyed campfires, fishing, golf, basketball, Steelers, and being around his family, especially his grandkids. He was well liked and loved by all who knew him. Family and friends will be received on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 from 4-7pm at E.C. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 235 Monongahela Ave, Glassport, PA 15045. A service will take place at the funeral home Tuesday at 7:00pm. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com
Originally published July 19, 2020.