Mr. Robert Howard DePriest, 90, of Linden passed away Tuesday April 10, 2018 at Perry Community Hospital. Mr. DePriest was born in Linden to the late Leonard Easley DePriest and Vera Elizabeth Morris DePriest. He was a United States Army Veteran having served during WWII, a retired pipeliner having worked 38 years in the business and a member of the Tom's Creek Baptist Church. In addition to his parents he is also preceded in death by his wife Beulah Irene DePriest, a sister Paulette Bell and brothers Thomas, Glen and Charles "Joe" DePriest. Survivors include his daughters Barbara McCoy and Beverly (Gene) Strickland both of Linden, grandchildren Jason (Sherry) McCoy, Greg (Kim) Strickland and Jeffrey Strickland, great-grandchildren Brittany (Joey) Mackin, Emma McCoy, Alyssa Stickland and Addy McCoy and a host of other loving family members and many friends.