Daniel Norman Lindsey

Daniel Norman Lindsey, Sr., 78, of Longville, LA, passed from this life on Wednesday, July 13, 2016.

Dan was a Navy veteran, serving his country on President Kennedy’s ship the USS Northampton from 1958-1963.  He was aboard the ship heading to Cuba during the Cuban Missile Crisis in October 1962.  He spent 10 years in telephone construction with his father.  For 36 years he worked alongside his son in the trucking business in Longville.  He served as Master of Magnolia Masonic Lodge, was a member of the Habibi Shrine Center, member of the DeQuincy Shrine Club, and officer on the Board of Control of the DeRidder War Memorial Civic Center.  He served 12 years as the fire chief for the Longville Volunteer Fire Department and worked as an election commissioner for his precinct.


Dan is survived by his wife of 52 years, Mary Lou Lindsey, daughter Katy Lindsey and son Dan Lindsey, Jr.; grandsons, Daniel (Chip) Lindsey, III and Jonathan Lindsey of Longville, LA; granddaughter, Anastasia Lindsey of Bougama, Russia; great grandchildren, Danni Kay, Dax Haze, Demi Monroe, and Aailyah Marie Lindsey, all of Longville; brother, Russell Lindsey and wife Pat of Gainesville, GA; sister, Peggy Haws and husband Joe of Shreveport, LA; sister, Patty Hall and husband Ed of St. Amant, LA; sister-in-law, Nancy Smith and husband Wayne of Porter, Texas; sister-in-law Jimmie Hennigan of Merryville, LA; brother-in-law Bill Bennett and wife Phyllis of Longville, LA; and many nieces and nephews and a host of friends.


Visitation will be held on Friday, July 15, 2016 from 6:00-9:00 pm at Magnolia Baptist Church in Ragley, LA.  Visitation will continue on Saturday, July 16, 2016 from 10:00 am until the time of funeral services at 4:00 pm, also at Magnolia Baptist Church.  Reverend David Free will be officiating. Burial will follow at Magnolia Cemetery also in Ragley.

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