Big Stone Gap, VA – Linda Annette Hunsaker passed away Sunday, June 25, 2017, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She had been an art teacher for the City of Norton and Wise County Public Schools, having taught at Norton High School, Coeburn High School and Powell Valley High School.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Earl and Gwen Via.
Linda is survived by her husband, Doug Hunsaker; her sons, Jason Hunsaker (Jennifer) of Asheville, NC and Jonathan Hunsaker of Big Stone Gap, VA; her brother, Mark Anthony (Pamela) Via of Gainesville, GA; her sister, Elena Virginia “Ginny” (Jim) Vanderberg of Dandridge, TN; her mother-in-law, Agnes Hunsaker of Wise, VA; and her granddaughter, Alexis Taylor Hunsaker, of Asheville, NC. Linda is also survived by a special cousin, Diane Hopkins Mullins of Wise, VA; a very special former student, Contessa Gardner Robinette and a special earth angel, Karen Robinson Blevins.
The family will receive friends at Gilliam Funeral Home, 618 Wood Ave. W., Big Stone Gap, VA on Saturday, July 8, 2017, from 3:00pm to 4:00pm. A memorial service will follow with Dr. Thomas Renfro and his wife Sid Renfro officiating.
Gilliam Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to serve the family of Linda Hunsaker.
618 Wood Ave. West
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219