Kenneth Gene Lindsay
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Flower of the Forest

Kenneth Gene Lindsay

1922 - 2010

This photo is used with the permission of the family of Kenneth Gene Lindsay.


Kenneth Gene Lindsay, 88, of Evansville, passed away on Friday, July 23, 2010, at Charlier Hospice Center, Evansville, Indiana.

He graduated from Winslow High School, attended Evansville College and was a Merchant Marine. While attending Evansville College, Ken was a student manager for Arad McCuthan. He coached 7th and 8th grade basketball at St. Benedict's Grade School, was a volunteer assistant coach at Memorial High School, as well as, being an assistant coach for the semi-pro team Evansville Thunder, and he was a Kentucky Colonel.

Ken enjoyed computers and developing and maintaining several websites and proud of his accomplishments in technology. Many considered him ahead of his time. Most of all, Ken was proud of his family and enjoyed spending time with them.

Surviving are his daughters Mary (Alice) and husband Charlie Stewart of Spring, TX;  Patricia and husband David Shaw, of Evansville; sons Mike and wife Julie Lindsay of Bothell, WA;  Kevin and wife Robina Lindsay of Stanwood, WA; 11 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Kenneth was preceded in death by his wife Mary Magdalene, parents Benjamin and Nellie (Green) Lindsay, grandsons Shawn Lindsay and Matthew Lindsay, sisters Olive Cooper, Helen Nichols Richardson and brothers Robert Lindsay and William Lindsay.


Ken Lindsay has long been known within the world-wide Lindsay genealogical community as a student of well documented family histories.  He was very proud of his Lindsay heritage and did much to encourage his fellow genealogical researchers.  He will without doubt be missed.  We all know the world is a better place because he was here and left his mark.

Ron Lindsay
San Jose, CA