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Capt Robert Wayne Linton

Capt Robert Wayne Linton

Nephi, Juab County, Utah, USA
Death 26 Jan 2008 (aged 50)
West Jordan, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Nephi, Juab County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 24228708 · View Source
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Captain Robert W. Linton died Saturday afternoon, January 26, 2008. He joined the Salt Lake City Police Department on August 6, 1986. At the time of his death he served as Captain and Division Commander of the Management Services Division which included Training. During a 22 year career he held a wide variety of positions and completed many successful investigations. He worked various assignments including the Patrol, Bike Squad, Internal Affairs, Special Investigations, Liberty Patrol Administrative Lieutenant and as the Lieutenant over Dispatch Operations and Records Division. Bob was a great guy who had many friends. He was well respected in the police department for his acuity to detail and his ability to work with others. He will be greatly missed.

Visitation: Tuesday, January 29, 2008 - 7:00 to 9:00 P.M.
Goff Mortuary
8090 South State Street
Midvale, Utah 84047

Visitation: 10:00 A.M. for one hour prior to the Funeral Service
Funeral Service: Wednesday, January 30, 2008 11:00 A.M.
West Jordan Westland 8th Ward LDS Church
7115 South 3200 West
West Jordan, Utah 84084

Interment: Nephi City Cemetery, 400 East 1200 North, Nephi
Southbound I-15 to exit #228, then east approx 4 blocks to cemetery

Robert Wayne Linton 1957 ~ 2008 Robert Wayne Linton died unexpectedly on January 26, 2008. He was born to Leonard Kent and Emma Jeane Linton July 27, 1957. He graduated from Juab High School and completed a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Brigham Young University. Robert dedicated 20 years of dutiful service to the Salt Lake City Police Department. During those years, he served in various positions in the police department. One of his most joyous assignments was when he was over the Liberty Bike patrol. As a Lieutenant, he was an assistant division commander, a watch commander and the Director of Communications. Robert's latest assignment was Captain of the Management Services Division. Bob, "Bobby" was soft hearted and known for his kindness, compassion and caring. Bob's laughter was contagious and people loved to be in his company. Bob and Robert loved their dogs, Rocky, Missy, Dexter, and Jade. He is survived by his partner Robert Burgess and the entire Salt Lake City Police Dept family, his sister Cheryl Stephenson (Terry), brother Richard Linton (Vicki), loving aunt and uncle Golden and Irene Mangelson. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, January 30th at 11:00 a.m. at the Westland 8th Ward Chapel, 7115 S. 3200 W., West Jordan, Utah. A viewing will be held Tuesday evening 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. at Goff Mortuary 8090 South State Midvale, UT and one hour prior to the funeral at the church. Interment, Nephi Vine Bluff Cemetery. Funeral directors, Anderson Funeral Home, Mike Anderson 801-580-3366.
Published in the Salt Lake Tribune on 1/29/2008.

Sadly, Capt. Linton's death was a suicide.

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