She was born June 27, 1947 in Millersburg, Ohio and was the daughter of the late Leland Leroy and Eleanor Conkle Engel. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband Leroy Allen Roberts, who died September 27, 1986, and a son Leland Daniel Roberts.
She was raised in the Tappan Lake area, where her father was the caretaker of the Tappan Dam during her childhood. She was a graduate of Conotton Valley High School. Linda formerly served as a volunteer emergency medical technician for the Tappan Volunteer Fire Department where she also was involved as a scuba diver and instructor. She had lived in Orlando, Florida for eighteen years before returning to the Tappan area. She was primarily a homemaker who was an excellent cook and enjoyed crafts. She was always known as a person who enjoyed helping other people. She will be sadly missed by her family.
She is survived by her husband James L. Beamer, whom she married December 18, 1993, a daughter Lisa Erwin and her companion Ben Wallace, both of Carrollton, two grandchildren Lindsay N. Erwin and Blayne Erwin both of Scio, a cousin Billy Conkle of Millersburg, O., and her beloved dog, Daisy May.
A private graveside service will be conducted at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, November 30, 2013 in the St. James Lutheran Cemetery at Tuscarawas with Rev. Milo Baker officiating. A Memorial Gathering will follow at the residence of Connie Roberts, 4981 Dutch Valley Road S.E., Uhrichsville, O. The Baxter-Gardner Funeral Home at Sherrodsville is handling arrangements. To leave an online condolence message, please visit the funeral home website.
Baxter-Gardner of Sherrodsville