Burton A. Linthicum
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Burton A. Linthicum
  • March 24, 1943 - November 27, 2017
  • Hoover, Alabama

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Burton Arthur Linthicum, age 74, of Hoover, AL., passed away on Monday, November 27, 2017. He was born March 24, 1943 in Halifax, Pennsylvania, but lived in Alabama most of his adult life.

Burt was preceded in death by his parents, Rev. Robert and Janice Linthicum, and his uncle and aunt, Lt. Col. Arthur Linthicum, DDS and Ruth.

Burt is survived by his wife of 51 years, Leslie Barnidge Linthicum; two daughters, Karen Whittington (James) of St. Augustine, FL and Sharon Sanders (Brian) of Hoover, AL; three grandchildren, Alec Reese Whittington, Paris Jay Sanders, and Payton Anne Sanders; brother, David Linthicum (Sherrill) of Hatfield, PA; sister Ruth Linthicum Schenkenberger of Foley, AL; and brother Byron Linthicum of Fitzgerald, GA.

Burt served his country in the United States Air Force from 1964 to 1968. He retired from Regions Financial Corporation after serving as Executive VP of the Holding Company and Compliance Officer of Regions Investments, formerly First Alabama Investments, Inc. He was active in the Vestavia/ Hoover Kiwanis, where he was a former President. He was a member of the Dixie Lions Club of Montgomery, faithful member of The Birmingham Bond Club, member of Riverchase United Methodist Church and AIMS Sunday School Class.

A visitation will be held Saturday, December 2, from 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM at White Chapel-Greenwood Funeral Home located at 909 Lincoln Road, Montgomery, AL 36109. A graveside service will be held immediately following at Greenwood Cemetery with Dr. Jim Savage officiating. A memorial service will be held December 6, at Riverchase United Methodist Church at 3:00, with visitation at 2:00, with Dr. Jim Savage and Rev. Nancy Harper officiating.


In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Riverchase United Methodist Church for the New Music Building; 1953 Old Montgomery, Highway, Hoover, AL. 35244.

Arrangements under the direction of White Chapel-Greenwood Funeral Home.