Dean Lindsey

Harold Dean Lindsey, 66, of Astoria died at 12:59 a.m. Monday, Sept. 13, 1999, at Mason District Hospital in Havana.

He was born Dec. 21, 1932, in Woodland Township, Fulton County, a son of Kenneth and Olive Heath Lindsey. He married Norma Sue Ray on Dec. 25, 1953, in Astoria. She survives.

Also surviving are two sons, Randy of Havana and Roger of Astoria; two daughters, Mrs. Jim (Jody) Worthington of Rushville and Mrs. Ron (Judy) Beaird of Astoria; two brothers, Donald and Dale, both of Astoria; and eight grandchildren.

He was a Korean War Army veteran, serving with the 82nd Airborne Division.

He was a graduate of Gem City College in Quincy, where he taught accounting and business for two years. He then was vice president and general manager of Bader & Co. for 40 years, retiring in December 1997.

At the time of his death, he was a security officer at Fulton County Courthouse and did mowing for the Astoria School District.

He was a member of Astoria United Methodist Church, where he served as treasurer and a board member for many years.

He was a charter member of the Astoria Lions Club.

He served as an Astoria Township trustee and served on the Astoria Zoning Board.

He was a former member of the Fulton-Mason Counties Advisory Board of United Federal Savings & Loan Association and the Astoria Recreation Association.

He formerly served as a volunteer firefighter in Astoria and was an Astoria Fire Protection District trustee.

He was a former coach in youth baseball and basketball in the Astoria area. He also served on the Astoria School Board for one term.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at his church with Rev. Marian Stone officiating. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today at Worthington Funeral Home in Rushville and one hour before services at the church. Burial will be in Astoria Cemetery, where military rites will be conducted by Astoria American Legion Post 25.

Memorials may be made to his church or to the Astoria Fire and Rescue Squad.

From the Peoria Journal Star.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 9/15/1999


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