William Hubert “Bill” Lindsey, Sr., USAF M/Sgt. Ret, was born at Sumatra, Florida, at the home of his maternal grandparents on March 10, 1929, the son of Melvin and Ludy May Hill Lindsey. He died in Tallahassee September 3, 2012, with his beloved wife of 60 years, Anne, by his side.
After graduating from Carrabelle High School as Salutatorian in 1947, Bill, also known locally as “Hubert,” enlisted in the US Army Air Corps which later became the US Air Force. His 27 years of active duty before retirement included a year of wartime service in Vietnam.
Mr. Lindsey was a member of the Carrabelle United Methodist Church for many years and served as both Financial Secretary and Treasurer. At the time of his passing he was a member of the Carrabelle Episcopal Church of the Ascension and served as an Usher.
In addition to his wife Anne, he is survived by their two children, Linda Key (and husband Bill) of O'Fallon, Illinois, and William H. Lindsey, Jr. (and wife Barbara) of Houston, TX; six grandchildren, Charles and Virginia Key of Illinois, Michael, Elizabeth, Kaitlyn, and Megan Lindsey of Texas; as well as four great grandchildren, Danny, Will, and Malcom Key and Reid Stabiler; three brothers, Melvin Louis (wife Ida Belle) of Port St. Joe, Fred of Sumatra, and John G. (wife Sandra) of Blountstown; six nieces and eight nephews.
Services to be held at a later date.
Kelley Funeral Home, 149 Avenue H, Apalachicola, 850-653-2208, is handling all arrangements.