WHITESVILLE – Lincoln Midkiff, 98, of Whitesville, died Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021, at his home. He was born Feb. 12, 1923, to the late Heber and Della Midkiff in Magan. He was a retired farmer and attended Zion Baptist Church. 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 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 Midkiff, of Whitesville; two grandchildren; a great-grandson; 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 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, at Geary Funeral Home, Fordsville, with burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Magan. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be made at www.gearycares.com.