Leo Lindsey, Jr.

January 1, 1945 - February 14, 2017
Leo Lindsey, Jr.

Leo Lindsey, Jr., 72, of Hendersonville went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at Mission Hospital following a period of declining health. A native of Western North Carolina, he had resided in Hendersonville most of his life, except the 2 years spent in Korea during his time in the Army. He was a son of the late Leo and Carrie Lindsey and was also preceded in death by his brother, Ronnie Lindsey.

Leo was a veteran of the U.S. Army and worked for 30+ years as Vice-President of Technology and Development for American Threshold Industries prior to retirement in 2006. He was of the Baptist faith. Leo loved being a handyman and always had a project to work on. He had a deep admiration for Harleys and Corvettes. He cherished spending time with his family, especially his beloved grandson. Leo was the best husband, father, grandfather and friend to so many.

He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Gail; daughters, Amy Metcalf and her husband, Jake, and Jennifer Williams and her husband, Danny, of Hendersonville; grandson, Dustin James Williams; “adoptive daughter,” Traci Leininger and her husband, T.J. as well as their son, Emmett, of Indiana; brother, Charles Lindsey and his wife, Jewel; sister, Louise Belton and her husband, Jack; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 2pm on Sunday, February 19, 2017 in the chapel of Shuler Funeral Home with Reverend Phillip Youngblood officiating. The family will receive friends from 1-2pm in the chapel prior to the service. Burial with military honors will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.


Service

Sunday, February 19, 2017
2:00 PM

Kirby Memorial Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home - Directions
125 Orrs Camp Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Burial

Sunday, February 19, 2017
3:00 PM

Forest Lawn Memorial Park & Mausoleum - Directions
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Visitation

Sunday, February 19, 2017
1:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Shuler Funeral Home - Directions
125 Orr's Camp Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792
828-693-5220

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  • February 16, 2017
    Ginger Elliott says:
    Sending prayers your way. I'm so sorry for your loss of your dad. He will be with you always. Love Ginger Elliott

  • February 19, 2017
    Ronald and Debbie Jones says:
    You all are in our thoughts and prayers. May God give you comfort and peace that only He can give.

  • February 18, 2017
    Peggy Plemmons says:
    Amy and Jake: Wishing you peace and comfort at this difficult time.

  • February 18, 2017
    Terri Lamb Taylor says:
    Dearest Gail, Jennifer, Danny, Amy Jake and Dustin, I am deeply sorry to hear of Leo's passing. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. God bless and comfort each one of you. Terri Lamb Taylor

  • February 16, 2017
    Tracy Lindsey-Murphy says:
    Uncle Junior is now in the glorious presence of our Savior!!! He blessed so many lives and helped everyone he could. What precious memories!! My love to Gail, Amy and Jenny. May God comfort each of you.