Posted by Lorin Dixson (+593) 9 years ago
A Miles City legend.
Sonny Linger, Hall of Famer and legendary bucking horseman, dedicated his life to rodeo from his days as a contestant in the 1940s to his four decades at WNFR as chute boss and livestock superintendent.

Sonny Linger will be buried with full military honors at Eastern Montana Veterans Cemetery on May 1, 2013 in Miles City.
Posted by cubby (+2655) 9 years ago
RIP, Sonny you will be missed by many
Posted by Steve Allison (+977) 9 years ago
I remember watching him run the chutes at my first BHS for the Star and thinking 'there is a man doing things right, keeping it safe first and running smoothly second and all so the crowd is unaware' Rodeos may never be the same again.