George William Lindsey, 86, died Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at Heather Glen at Ardenwoods.
A native of Buncombe Co., George was a son of the late Thomas and Pauline Wingren Lindsey.
Mr. Lindsey was a veteran of the U.S. Army and received his B.S. degree in Business Administration from Asheville-Biltmore College. He retired from Lowe's after 33 years of service. He was a Boy Scout leader for over 50 years and had received the Silver Beaver Award. Mr. Lindsey was Deacon Emeritus at Calvary Baptist Church where he served as a deacon for more than 50 years.
Surviving are his wife of 62 years, Wilma Gordon Lindsey; sons, Timothy W. Lindsey, and Philip T. Lindsey and wife Jennifer; and granddaughter, Lauren Lindsey.
Funeral services for Mr. Lindsey will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home, with Dr. Buddy Corbin officiating. Interment with military honors will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 531 Haywood Rd., Asheville, NC 28806.