Ralph Grady Linahan, Jr.

ALBANY - Ralph Grady “Randy” Linahan, Jr., 59, of Cordele, GA died Thursday, August 15, 2013, at Willson Hospice House. Memorial services will be Sunday, August 18, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. at Mathews Funeral Home. Rev. Rick Hamilton will officiate.

A native and longtime resident of Albany, Mr. Linahan had resided at Lake Blackshear for the last six years. He was a loving husband and enjoyed golfing, cooking and gardening. He was a member of Warwick United Methodist Church and a past member of the Elks Lodge in Albany. Mr. Linahan was a graduate of Waycross High School class of 1971 and attended Darton College. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Betty Linahan, a sister, Connie Lawrence, and a step-son, Steven Todd Hanson.

Survivors include his wife, Glenda Hanson-Linahan of Cordele, GA., two step-children, Kristi Bryant (Vance) of Tifton, GA, and Rob Hanson (Lynn) of Leesburg, GA, six grandchildren, Emily Bryant, Sarah Bryant, Joseph Bryant, Reid Hanson, Spencer Hanson, and Jordan Hanson, and his little girls, Mitzie and Molly.

The family will receive friends immediately following the service.

Donations may be made to Willson Hospice House 320 Foundation Lane Albany, GA 31707, (229) 312-5621 and Warwick United Methodist Church 199 Magnolia Street SW Warwick, GA 31796, (229) 535-6558.

To sign our online registry or to send condolences to the family, you may visit Mathews’ website at www.mathewsfuneralhome.com.

Mathews Funeral Home

Albany 229/435-5657