Dateline: January 29, 2004


Memorial services for Billy Wayne “Bill” Lindsey, age 58, were held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 24, 2004, at the First Baptist Church in Wellington with Bill Baker, minister of the First Christian Church, officiating. 

Mr. Lindsey died Tuesday, January 20, 2004, in Dallas.  He was born on June 9, 1945, to Frank Bailey Lindsey and Pauline Wingeart Lindsey in Wellington.  He graduated from Quail High School with the Class of 1963.  Bill married Nancy Thomas on June 1, 1968, in Wellington.  He worked as a welder, farmer, rancher, and also in law enforcement.  He was a former deputy of Hall, Childress, and Collingsworth Counties. Bill had also worked as the chief of police.  Bill was a member of the First Christian Church, where he served as Deacon.  He was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and Past Master of the Wellington Masonic Lodge 763.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Joe Lindsey and Frank Lindsey, Jr.

Survivors include his wife, Nancy Lindsey of Wellington; three daughters, DeJon O’Rear and Diana Green, both of Wellington, and Danielle Morgan of Amarillo; one brother, Jimmy Don Lindsey of Memphis; one sister, Mary Ann Simpson of Tulsa, Oklahoma; and nine grandchildren.

Honorary bearers were John Carson, Tommy Powell, Pete Whitaker, Cliff Hartman, Dan Langford, Carroll Nunnelley, Doug Seal, Larry Winkler, Jim Bryant, Rich Fry, Tony Jensen, Kenneth Foster, Steve Hartman, and Don Donaldson.

Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church of Wellington.

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