Obituary: David Allen Linn |

Obituary: David Allen Linn

July 12, 1963 – June 26, 2018

David Allen Linn, of Craig, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, at The Memorial Regional Health Hospital.  He was 54.

David was born on July 12, 1963, in Climax, Colorado the son of Donald and Shirley (Berg) Linn, he was raised and attended school in Leadville.  Following high school David attended Adams State College in 

Alamosa where he received his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in psychology.

David married Angela C. Bell on September 13, 2008, in Las Vegas, Nevada, and became the proud stepdad of three young girls.

David worked as a math teacher, a school counselor, a substitute teacher, and as a therapist at the prison in Cañon City for seven years. More recently he worked as a drug and alcohol abuse consoler at a mental health agency in Craig and for the past eight years he was dedicated employee at Twenty-mile Coal Company.

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He loved being with his family and working in his yard. He enjoyed refereeing basketball and he was one of Jehovah’s Witnesses.  David was a very loving husband and an amazing stepfather. He was loved by everyone who knew him and will be greatly missed.

David is survived by his wife Angela, his stepdaughters Makayla, McKenzie and Mya Thompson all of Craig: his brother Anthony (Cheryl) Linn of Pueblo, CO.; his father and mother-in-law Steve and Patricia Bell of West Palm Beach, FL.  He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister Lisa Linn.

Cremation has taken place and memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m.  Saturday, July 7, 2018, at The Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Craig.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to a fund for the family in care of Bank of Colorado. 

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