John Lawrence Linsley, 76, of North Platte died Nov. 17, 2020 at Centennial Park.

He had 9 brothers and sisters.

John graduated from East High in Sioux City with the class of 1962. He attended Morningside College following graduation, majoring in Chemistry. He enlisted in the United States Navy at age 19, following the footsteps of his father. John served in England, North Sea and stateside.

He worked as a clerk at a grocery store and gas station. He lived in San Diego before moving to Omaha.

He moved to North Platte in 2007 where he settled in and has lived since.

Survivors include his many friends and caregivers at the Liberty House.

Services will be held 9 a.m., Friday, Nov. 20 at Adams & Swanson Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements, with Rev. Ryan Alexander officiating. Burial will follow at Fort McPherson National Cemetery near Maxwell with military honors. Visitation will be noon-8 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 19 at Adams and Swanson Funeral Home. The service will be lived streamed on Adams & Swanson Funeral Home Facebook page for those who cannot attend. Services will be held following all current health directives regarding Covid-19.  Masks are suggested.

Memorial has been established to the Liberty House. Online condolences may be shared at