82 year old Hobert Linnear, Sr. of Watertown died Tuesday at Vanderbilt Medical Center. Born in Wilson County, he was a farmer. The funeral will be Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at Hunter Funeral Home at Watertown. Charlie Lawson will officiate and burial will be in the Jennings Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Linnear was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Tittle Linnear; a son, Hobert Linnear, Jr.; his parents, Claude and Nora Frances Lanier; a sister, Mary Tarpley; and brothers, David and James Lanier. Survivors include daughters, Ruth Ann and husband Charlie Lawson of Smithville and Brenda and husband J.R. Estes Linnear of Brush Creek. Twelve grandchildren, nineteen great grandchildren. A sister, Nelda Walker of Smithville and Dovie Lanier of Red Boiling Springs. Nieces and nephews survive. Hunter Funeral Home in Watertown is in charge of the arrangements.