John Linkous, 62, James Creek, died Friday at Nason Hospital, Roaring Spring. He was born in Lynchburg, Va., son of John M. Sr. and Anna Pauline (White) Linkous. Surviving are his wife, Carol (Virgin); and a son, John Lee of Baltimore, Md. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Akers Funeral Chapel, 715 Church St., Saxton. A celebration of life service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at Trinity United Church of Christ, 1001 Church St., Saxton, Pastor Jill Clawson officiating.