James Richard Lindsey

Born: Fri., Jan. 2, 1931
Died: Mon., Feb. 18, 2013

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James Richard “Buddy” Lindsey, age 82, died on Monday, February 18, 2013 at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Greensboro. He was born in Blue Ridge, GA on January 2, 1931 to the late Walter Lindsey, Jr. and Mary England Lindsey. He completed his high school education while serving in the United States Army from 1951 to 1953. He was stationed in Anchorage, Alaska and served during the Korean Conflict. He married Gertrud Johanna Zeder on January 13, 1962. Buddy was a heavy equipment operator for Georgia Kraft for nineteen years and finished his career at NIBCO Plastics, where he retired from the maintenance department in 2000 after seventeen years. Buddy had a variety of interests including fishing, golfing, gardening and working in the yard. Buddy is survived by his wife, Trudy Lindsey of Greensboro, GA, daughters, Chee Brown and husband Michael of the Veazey Community and Sandra Wood and husband Daniel of Greensboro, GA; sons, Tony S. Parker and wife Jenny of Maxeys, GA and Ricky Lindsey of Union Point, GA; siblings, Franklin Lindsey, Roy Lindsey, Hoyt Lindsey, Carlene Lindsey Noggle, Susan Lindsey, Doris Lindsey, Sandra Gentry and Jerry L. Gentry; grandchildren, Jennifer Parker, Jamie Duvall, Lindsey Duvall, Brianna Parker, Shay Lindsey, Jay Lindsey, Wayne Lindsey, Tommy Yearwood, Amanda Yearwood, Angela Yearwood, Brad Lindsey, Craig Stewart, Richard Shockley and Chris Shockley; a number of other relatives and many friends; and his faithful companion, Dog. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Betty Ruth Lindsey Ray and a son, Andy Lindsey. Funeral Services will be held Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at New Hope Baptist Church, 1400 Farmington Road, Madison, GA 30650 with Rev. Mike Pritchett officiating. Interment will follow in the Greensboro City Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Richard Curtis, Ricky Duvall, Heath Hartwell, Matt Patrick, Jamie Duvall, Jim Thurmond and Robby Cook. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday night at McCommons Funeral Home. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

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   Posted Mon February 18, 2013
My heart is breaking. I loved my oldest brother who was sooooo much like our daddy. I am praying for the entire family. We can rest on God's promise to us that we WILL see our loved ones again one day.... where there will be no more pain, no more crying and no more death. I love yall. Carlene

Keith and Lindsey Stone
   Posted Tue February 19, 2013
We are so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. We pray that God will fill you with peace. Love, Keith and Lindsey

Dianne Yearwood
   Posted Tue February 19, 2013
Tony-I am so sorry for your sudden loss. Praying for you and your family during this sad time. Hold tight your wonderful memories--they are everlasting. Love to all, Dianne

Wanda McCannon
   Posted Tue February 19, 2013
I am so sorry to hear of Mr. Buddy's passing. May God be with you all and give you strength, comfort and hope.

Dick Kauffman
   Posted Tue February 19, 2013
So long Buddy, you were trully my "buddy" in Greensboro. I'll never forget your smile everytime we met!

Barry and Teresa Churchwell
   Posted Tue February 19, 2013
Our deepest sympathy and prayers are with each of the family members.

susan lindsey west
   Posted Tue February 19, 2013
trudy my heart is with all the family in this time of deep sorrow..my brother buddy will be missed greatly.hope to get there in time for services.love yall sister susan lindsey west

Paige Arwood-Hubbard
   Posted Tue February 19, 2013
Ms. Trudy, all of his children, grandchildren, and brothers and sisters. You are all in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. We use to live across road from Mr. Buddy. He was always in yard doing something all the time. He was a very kind man and I know he will be missed by all. With deepest sympathy, Paige Arwood-Hubbard

   Posted Wed February 20, 2013
Our prayers are with all of you at this time of your loss. May God bless all of you. Franks Chiropractic Life Center.

Rita Chastain (Jones) Foster
   Posted Wed February 20, 2013
Trudy and family, you are in my thoughts and prayers. So sorry for your loss. Mr. Buddy was a wonderful person.

Melanie Burt
   Posted Wed February 20, 2013
I am so sorry to hear of "Mr. Buddy's" passing. We will trily miss him, especially his humor. Such a good soul. My prayers are with the family. Melanie Burt

Herb & Jan Thurmond
   Posted Wed February 20, 2013
Trudy and family, we are so sorry of hear of Buddy's passing! I know you are all in shock and will miss him terribly. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Betty Jo Evans
   Posted Wed February 20, 2013
Dear Trudy and Family, Buddy was loved by all and will be missed. God Bless you'll. Love, Betty

Jan & David Hallman,
   Posted Wed February 20, 2013
Carlene & Lindsey, So sorry to hear about James. Our deepest sympathies go out to all of you. Jan & David Hallman, Josh and Robert Holliday

Stacy & Sally Adams
   Posted Wed February 20, 2013
We are so sorry for your loss. The family is in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.