Herbert E. Lindsay

February 28, 1935January 6, 2020

Herbert Edmond Lindsay, 84, passed away at home on Monday, January 6, 2020.

He was born on February 28, 1935 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He was the eldest son of Edmond Lindsay and Lella Lindsay. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Carol Elizabeth Lindsay.

Herb was a graduate of Georgia Tech where he received a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering. There he was a member of Phi Kappa Sigma Fraternity. After graduating he served several years in the Army Reserves. In his 41 year career he worked as an Industrial Engineer for Milliken in McCormick and Spartanburg, Henderson, Lindsay & Michael in Greenville and for Hoechst Celanese Corp. in Spartanburg. After retiring he continued pursuing his passions of hiking, model railroading, horseback riding and skiing. Beginning in 2000 he and his wife spent the winter months working for Aspen Ski Co. in Snowmass, CO. Since 2018 he and his wife returned full time to Moore, SC. He was a long time member of St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Spartanburg and of the Spartanburg Ski Club. He was also a member of Christ Church in Aspen, CO.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Dagmar, his daughters Rebecca (Roy) Funderburk, and Lisa (Brian) Detar. He was also deeply loved by four grandchildren, Evan and Kathryn Funderburk and Joshua and Miles Cawley. He is also survived by a sister, Virginia Lindsay of Birmingham, AL and a brother, Charles (Margaret) Lindsay of Farmville, VA, as well as two nieces, Leslie Aylor and Kristin Mooney and one nephew, Eric Lindsay.

The family would like to express special thanks to Kindred Hospice for many months of invaluable care.

In lieu of flowers please send donations to St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Spartanburg.

Condolences to the family can be made at


  • Memorial Service Thursday, January 9, 2020
  • Graveside Thursday, January 9, 2020


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Mariel Hunkeler

January 8, 2020

My deepest condolences to all of you. Herb was a wonderful person. I treasure the many happy memories of hospitality at the Lindsay home, tubing and picnicing with the Ski Club.