Funeral services for Billy 'Bud' Linney, 78, of Rising Star, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, July 21 at First Baptist Church in Rising Star. Burial will follow at Rising Star Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the church. Higginbotham Funeral Home of Cross Plains is in charge of arrangements.

He died Tuesday, July 18, 2017, in Rising Star.