DANVILLE — Alexander D. Lindsay, 92, died Sunday Sept. 15, 2013, at the Knox Community Hospital.
He was born June 5, 1921, in Mineral City to the late Alexander L. and Sarah (Fiddler) Lindsay. On July 23, 1944, he was married to Lillian L. Meder. She preceded him in death Dec. 2, 1996. He was a World War II veteran, serving in the Army from 1942-46. His tour of duty included the Battle of the Bulge, and most of Europe, including a meeting with the Queen of England.
He had a master’s degree in education and taught at many area schools. He was also the principal of Midville, executive head at Fresno, principal at West Lafayette, and principal and superintendent at Danville, where he also drove a bus. He was a member of the Danville Grace Brethren Church, Lions Club and American Legion.
Surviving are his children, Nancy (Clifford) Minard of Danville/Streetsboro, Cheryl Pruett of Ravenna, David (Angela) Lindsay of Broken Arrow, Okla., and Dan (Carrie) Lindsay of Huber Heights; adopted daughter, Joanne Potts; 17 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild; brothers, Richard Lindsay of Mineral City and Paul Lindsay of Minerva; and a sister, Dorothy Edwards of Mineral City.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was predeceased by two brothers, Robert and James Lindsay; and two sisters, Jane Secrest and Joan Stewart.
A funeral service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Fischer Funeral Home in Danville. Pastors Dennis Eggerton and Al Hockley will officiate. Burial will follow in Workman Cemetery, with military honors by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council. Calling hours will be Friday from 5-7 and one hour prior to the service.
Memorial donations can be made to the Danville Grace Brethren Church, P.O. Box 509, Danville, OH 43014. Visit www.fischerfuneralhome.com.Copyright The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.