Obituary of John Rodger Lindsey
John Rodger Lindsey, age 76 of Odin, passed away on Sunday, September 25, 2022 at Missouri Baptist Hospital in Sullivan, MO.
John was born on July 10, 1946 in Marshall County, Mississippi, the son of Cleitus and Marie (Blackwell) Lindsey. He married Diana S. Lindsey on May 21, 1977 in Madison, Illinois, and she preceded him in death on March 20, 2015.
Survivors include his fiancé, Grett Williams of Odin; son, John Lindsey and wife Lisa; daughter, Reda Allen; sisters, Shirley Jewell and husband Sonny and Patricia Lindsey; brother, George Blackwell and wife Susan; and several grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife Diana; his parents; a brother, Rusty Blackwell; and a sister, Katherine Blackwell.
John was of the Baptist Faith. He worked for over 50 years as a truck driver, and was currently working for Star Freight.
Funeral services for John Lindsey will be held on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. at Crouse Funeral Home in Salem with Jim McGrew officiating. There will be a visitation on Wednesday at the funeral home from 4:00 p.m. until the time of the service. Memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association and can be left at the funeral home.
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