Funeral scheduled for Deshler coach who died suddenly


Jake Linville

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TUSCUMBIA, Ala. (WHNT) – The funeral has been scheduled for Deshler head coach Jake Linville, who died Sunday afternoon at his parents’ home in Collinwood, Tennessee.

Authorities say Linville died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.  The cause of death, whether it was accidental or intentional, is not known yet.

Visitation is scheduled for Wednesday, October 22 at Shackelford Funeral Home in Collinwood from 5 to 9 p.m.  The funeral home is located at 993 Hwy 13 South.

Another visitation will be held Thursday, October 23 at First United Methodist Church in Tuscumbia from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The church is located at 104 East 3rd Street. The funeral will be at the church at 1 p.m.

Linville will be buried in Collinwood.