Lincoln Midkiff, 98, of Whitesville, died Tuesday, August 17, 2021, at his home. He was born February 12, 1923, to the late Heber and Della Midkiff in Magan. He attended Zion Baptist Church, where his church family brought him true happiness. He was a member of the Fordsville Lions Club, Owensboro Model A Club, ASCS, founding member of Fordsville Alumni, a Kentucky Colonel, band leader for the Fordsville Follies in the 60’s and 70’s, and the announcer for the Fordsville horse & mule and tractor pulls for several years. He was a retired farmer and had an avid love of farming and especially gardening, sharing with neighbors and friends. He enjoyed going to Renfro Valley with his brothers and sisters, and dancing at the Rosine Barn. He was preceded also in death by his wife, Evelyn Louise “Lucy” Midkiff; eldest brother, Valva Midkiff; and younger brother, Jim Greer.
He is survived by his son, Joe Link (Marilyn) Midkiff of Whitesville; grandson, Layne (Morgan) Midkiff of Hartford; granddaughter, Kaci (Nick) Carmon of Utica; great-grandson, Kye Carmon; brother, Noble Midkiff of Whitesville; sisters, Esther McCoy and Markley Freer, both of Owensboro; and several nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews.
Services are 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 21, 2021, at Geary Funeral Home with burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Magan. Visitation will be 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Friday and after 9:00 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
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