Charles Linder

Published 12:00 am Friday, February 13, 2009

TYLER, Texas — Charles K. “Ken” Linder, 74, formerly of Natchez, died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009, in Tyler, Texas, after a lengthy illness.
Mr. Linder was born in Henderson, Texas, the son of Frank Hardy and Thelma Coleman Linder. He later moved to Natchez with his family, where he graduated from Natchez High School, class of 1952. He served in the U.S. Navy. After completing his Navy service, he attended Millsaps College where he married Jane Pinkston Campbell of Jackson. Mr. Linder transferred to Mississippi State University where he received a degree in industrial engineering. He later attended Louisiana State University where he received a degree in petroleum engineering.
Mr. Linder was an active member of First Baptist Church in Tyler for over 35 years.
Survivors include four children; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one sister, Barbara Linder Anderson and husband, Robert, both of Jasper, Ga.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or a charity of choice.

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