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Obituaries > LINDSEY, DAVID G.

David Garvin Lindsey, Sr., 85, of Roanoke, died Saturday evening, December 23, 2006 at his home. Garvin was a Staff Sergeant serving with the United States Marine Corps (Edson’s Raiders) during World War II. After leaving the military, he and his late brother, Emmett Lindsey, founded Concrete Ready Mixed Corporation and Castle Sands Company. He has served as President and Board Member of the Virginia Ready Mixed Concrete Association and has served on the Boards of National Ready Mixed Concrete Association; Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce; Evergreen Burial Park and Mountain View Memorial Park. Garvin was a member and deacon emeritus at Rosalind Hills Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Hampton and Hettie Ferrell Lindsey; his first wife, Clarice (Judy) McCoy Lindsey; his brothers, James Millard Lindsey and Emmett W. Lindsey; his sisters, Lorine Anderson and Reba Athey and his son-in-law Laurence Carr. Surviving are his wife, Mary Jo Lindsey; his sons, David G. Lindsey, Jr., and wife Donna of New Castle and Robert M. (Bobby) Lindsey and wife Becky of Roanoke; his daughters, Catherine (Cathy) Carr of Salem and Deborah (Debbie) Lindsey of Roanoke; his grandchildren, Vanessa Brunner and husband Rob, David G. Lindsey, III and wife Tina, Brittany Lindsey, Natalie Carr and Daniel Lindsey; a great-grandson, Scott Brunner; his sister, Betty L. Scruggs of Roanoke; his sisters-in-law, Audrey Lindsey, Marguerite Olinger, Peggy Price and Norma Rutledge; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and a special caregiver, Barbara Mullins, whom the family thanks for being so good to Garvin during his illness. A service celebrating his life will be held at Oakey’s South Chapel, Thursday, December 28, 2006; 2 p.m. with the Rev. Dr. Tom Stocks officiating. Interment in Evergreen Burial Park. Garvin loved his church and the family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Rosalind Hills Baptist Church Building Fund, 2711 Laburnum Ave, Roanoke, Va., 24015. The family will receive friends Wednesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Oakey’s South Chapel.