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Francis "Bob" Lindsay

May 6, 1926 April 30, 2021
Francis "Bob" Lindsay
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Obituary for Francis "Bob" Lindsay

Francis "Bob" Lindsay, age 94, passed away April 30, 2021. He was born May 6, 1926, beloved only son of Francis and Isabelle Lindsay. In 1949, Bob was united in marriage to Grace Fleming. They were blessed with 67 loving years together until her passing in 2017. He was a proud Navy veteran serving during WWII. He was trained as a tail gunner, but the day before he was set to ship-out, the war ended. Bob was employed with the U.S Postal Service for 40 years until his retirement. Following his retirement he worked at Tigers Stadium. In the early 1980's Bob had a role in the play "Arsenic and Old Lace" that played at the Fisher Theater. He enjoyed watching the birds at home in the backyard and he was also an avid Jeopardy and Tigers fan. He is survived by his loving children, Anne (Rick) Badarak, and Christopher Lindsay; 3 grandchildren: Jeffrey (Deb) Badarak, Jon (Jessica) Badarak, Sarah (Asher) Partin, and Jessi (Ryan) Hamblin, and 6 great-grandchildren: Lilly, Grace, Haylee, Beatrix, Dorothy, and Briar. He is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, his beloved wife, Grace, and his stillborn granddaughter, Elizabeth Anne Badarak. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 4 from 3:00pm-8:00pm at PHILLIPS FUNERAL HOME, 122 W. Lake St., South Lyon. A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, May 5 at 11:00am, in state 10:30am at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 830 S. Lafayette, South Lyon. Donations may be made to Corpus Christi Parish in Detroit. He will be laid to rest beside his wife in South Lyon Cemetery.

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Visitation

Tuesday

4

May

3:00 PM 5/4/2021 3:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 5/4/2021 8:00:00 PM
Phillips Funeral Home

122 West Lake Street (Ten Mile Road)
South Lyon, MI 48178

Phillips Funeral Home
122 West Lake Street (Ten Mile Road) South Lyon 48178 MI
United States

Funeral Ceremony

Wednesday

5

May

11:00 AM 5/5/2021 11:00:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church

830 S. Lafayette
South Lyon, MI 48178

Final visitation begins at 10:30AM at Church.

St. Joseph Catholic Church
830 S. Lafayette South Lyon 48178 MI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

South Lyon Cemetery Final Resting Place

479 Stryker Street
South Lyon, MI 48178

479 Stryker Street South Lyon 48178 MI
United States

Memorial Contribution

Corpus Christi Parish

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