Wilbur Rheo Lintz Jr.
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Wilbur Rheo Lintz, Jr., age 72 of Akron, Ohio, died on November 10, 2020 in Akron General Hospital after complications from the Corona Virus.
He was born on April 19, 1948 in Three Rivers, Michigan, the son of the late Wilbur Rheo and Helen (nee Eggleston) Lintz Sr.
Wilbur was a graduate of White Pigeon High School in Michigan and he went on to obtain an Associates Degree in Business. He worked for the Metro Parks for 28 years in the maintenance division. He enjoyed fishing and watching football, especially the Cleveland Browns and watching the Cleveland Indians. His greatest joy was spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
Wilbur was also an honorably discharged US Army veteran during the Vietnam War.
Survivors include his wife, the former Charleen Triola, whom he married on October 23, 1971; his daughters, Stephanie (David) Kubik, Andrea (Lee) Ellis and Amanda (Robert) Cooke; his grandchildren, Zachary (Sara) Lintz, David (Lissa) Rosewood, Kaitlin Neugebauer, Annelisse Neugebauer, Jenna Ellis, Gavyn Ellis, Sophia Price and Jameson Cooke; and his great-grandchildren, Sylas Meeks, Ayla Neugebauer, Payton Lintz and Autumn Neugebauer.
His sister also survives, Ruby McFall of Sturgis, Michigan; and his wife's brothers and sisters; and many, many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, November 16, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Newcomer Funeral Home, 131 North Canton Road, Akron, where Father Jonathan Zingales will celebrate Wilbur's life.
Family and friends may visit at the funeral home on Sunday, November 15, 2020 from 1:00 - 3:00 PM and 5:00 - 7:00 PM.
For those of you attending, we do ask that YOU ADHERE TO SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDELINES AND WEAR A MASK.
In the near future he will be buried at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, Rittman, Ohio.
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