Former Rector Businessman Hughey Linam Dead at 104

Thursday, February 7, 2019
Hughey Linam

Former Rector area farmer, and long-time busnissman, Hughey Linam died Sunday, February 3, 2019, at Crossridge Community Hospital in Wynne. He was 104.

Linam was born in Rector, and farmed in the region for many years. He also worked alongside his wife, Mary, in operating an upholstery shop in the city.

In recent years he, and his wife of some 80 years, had relocated to Wynne to be near family. She preceded him in death on December 30, 2018, at the age of 105.

Visitation is scheduled for 10 to 11 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 7, at the First Baptist Church in Rector. Services will follow at 11 a.m. at the church, and the burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial to the First Baptist Church of Rector.

The complete obituary for Mr. Linam may be found in that section of this website.

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