Reuben Earl Lindsay

June 25, 1931September 15, 2017
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Reuben Earl Lindsay, 86, of Lynchburg passed away Friday, September 15, 2017, at Lynchburg General Hospital surrounded by his family. He was a husband of Cornelia Burnette Lindsay. Born June 25, 1931, in Lynchburg, he was the son of the late A.F. Lindsay and the late Anna Raasch Lindsay.

Earl retired from Craddock Terry as a pattern maker, where he served for 42 years. He was currently employed at Sam’s Club in maintenance, where he served for 17 years. Earl was a member of Shiloh United Methodist Church, and he served our country in the U.S. Marines during the Korean War.

In addition to his wife, Earl is survived by three daughters, Shirley Evans (John) of Lynchburg, Shelby Hughes (John) of Lynchburg and Donna Lindsay of Clemmons, NC; one son, Michael Lindsay (Shannon) of Birmingham, AL; eight grandchildren, Terrie Newby, Kris Newby, Sherrie Newby, Jeremy Hughes (Cammie), Lindsey Oliver (Fred), Brian Thomas, Carson Bryant (Jimmy) and Joannie Gorhum (Russ); thirteen great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be conducted 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at Whitten Timberlake Chapel. Interment will follow at Virginia Memorial Park in Forest, VA, where Military Honors will be presented by the American Legion Post 16.

The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m., Monday, September 18, 2017, at Whitten Timberlake Chapel and at other times at the residence.

Memorial contributions may be made to Shiloh United Methodist Church, 18121 Forest Rd., Lynchburg, VA 24502.

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Whitten Timberlake Chapel is serving the family, (434) 239-0331.

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

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