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LINSIN, Jimmie, 77, passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 15, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Peggy (nee Walcott) Linsin; loving father of Monica (Scott) Podlesh and James (Leslee) Linsin; dear grandfather of Michaela and Zachary Podlesh; dear brother of the late Edward Linsin, Eileen Lefferdink, Gloria Huskey, and Rogers Linsin; dear cousin, uncle, and friend to many.

Jim was born on December 23, 1938 in St. Louis, Mo. He graduated from Riverview Gardens High School, received a B.S. in Education from Missouri Valley College, a M.S. from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, and a P.hD from St. Louis University. He was a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity.

He worked for the School District of Riverview Gardens for 37 years as an American History teacher, an assistant principal and an associate superintendent. After retirement, he worked as a financial services adviser for 5 years.

Jim was a lifetime member and past president of Norwood Hills Country Club.

SERVICES: Visitation 4-8pm on Thursday, October 20, 2016. Funeral 10:30am Friday, October 21, 2016 KRIEGSHAUSER MORTUARY WEST CHAPEL 9450 Olive Blvd., St. Louis. Interment in Friedens Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Children's Literacy Initiative or Mercy Hospice.