MIFFLINBURG – Grant Austin Linn, 23, of 682 Johnstown Rd., entered into rest at 3:57 p.m., Monday, June 15, 2015, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville after a lengthy and courageous battle with Hodgkins Lymphoma.
He was born April 27, 1992, in Lewisburg, a son of Melissa Jacoby Linn.
Grant was a 2010 graduate of Mifflinburg Area High School and S.U.N. Area Technical Institute where he studied police corrections and security sciences.
He was employed at McDonald’s, Mifflinburg, Playworld Systems, Lewisburg, and Beavertown Feeds.
His life long dream was to join The United States Marine Corps where he would have traveled the world hunting for terrorists. Moving on from retirement to become a State Police Officer. His official leave date for the Marine Corps would have been February 4th, 2013.
Grant attended the Providence Orthodox Presbyterian Church, Mifflinburg, and the Mifflinburg Church of the Nazarene.
He enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing video games, and spending time with his nephew, Grayson.
Grant was lovingly known to his Aunt Lorri (Babe) as “Dimple Boy”.
Grant was known to many as “Boss”. He was also known as the ultimate prankster that never knew when to quit. He was witty and sarcastic which carried him through his life. He could insult you with long educated words and a smile because he knew many had no clue they were being insulted. He was stubborn and goal oriented which left an unbelievable impact on many lives. Even in death he will continue to be an unstoppable force of nature.
Surviving in addition to his mother, are his father figure Terry L. Parker Jr, maternal grandmother, Sandra Truesdale and her companion Jerry Snyder; paternal grandparents, Kimber and Anna Linn of Milton; four brothers, Matthew W. Linn of Mifflinburg, Joshua M. Stewart of Mifflinburg, Joshua Parker of Northumberland, and Joshua Bachorski of New Berlin; three sisters, Jessica M. Boop of Mifflinburg, Samantha Jo Goss of Mifflinburg, and Kimber Linn of Milton; one nephew, Grayson D. Linn of Mifflinburg; one special aunt and uncle, Lorri and Carl Tanner of Milton; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather and namesake Kenneth Grant Truesdale.
Family and friends are welcome from 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, at the Roupp Funeral Home, Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Rd., Mifflinburg, where a memorial service to celebrate the life of Grant will be conducted at 7, with Rev. Stephen S. Payson, officiating.
In lieu of flowers, to help defray funeral expenses, memorial gifts may be made to Roupp Funeral Home, Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Rd., Mifflinburg, PA 17844.