Robert Frederick Lineham, age 79, of Lenoir City, passed away on September 21, 2019. He began his career in the United State Air Force in 1956, at the age of 17. His service spanned over 20 years, serving in many different states and countries including the Vietnam War where he was awarded the Purple Heart. He was preceded in death by his parents, Fredrick and Thelma Lineham and grandson, Ezekiel James “Zeke” Lineham. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Harriet Hembree Lineham; son and daughters, Mark F. Lineham & Debbie Brown, Sandra & Rusty Hawkins, Robin & Tim Jenkins and Susan & Jeff Anderson; grandchildren, Josh Lineham, Jamey Hawkins, Misty Lineham Ryan, Jessica Hawkins Green, Zachary Lineham, Ethan Anderson, Justin Jenkins, Evan Anderson and Riley Jenkins; great grandchildren, Harper & Hagan Green, Victoria & Lucas Lineham and Graham & Owen Ryan. The family will receive friends 5pm – 7pm Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at Loudon Funeral Home. Graveside service will be 10am Wednesday at Loudon County Memorial Gardens. Military honors will be conferred by the United States Air Force Honor Guard. Loudon Funeral Home and Cremations is honored to serve the Lineham family.