HALLOWELL - George E. Lindsay, 91, died Thursday, June 28, 2012, at MaineGeneral Medical Center, Augusta. He was born July 19, 1920, in Carroll, the son of Alvin and Gertrude (Elsmore) Lindsay. George grew up in Carroll on the family dairy farm and eventually took over the operation. He was known as a top herdsman in the state of Maine, raising many record holding cows, including one world record holder. He then moved his family to Island Falls and worked for many years for Jacob Shur as a part of his dairy operation. George retired around 1979 and moved to the Bangor area and became active in the Bangor Elks Lodge. He and his wife, Charlotte, moved to Hallowell in 2004. She died in 2009. George loved NASCAR and enjoyed watching the weekly races. He was also an avid hunter and fisherman, hunting up to the age of 89. He enjoyed watching the Red Sox and Celtics, and milked many cows to the sound of the Red Sox on the radio. George always had a smile on his face and seemed to be happy all the time. He was loved and remembered everywhere he went. George is survived by two sons, Daniel Lindsay and his wife, Barbara, of Augusta and Mark Lindsay and his wife, Anne, of Milton, Vt.; three daughters, Bonnie Dority and her husband, John, of Augusta, Sharon Drew and her husband, Wallace, of Dyer Brook and Laurie Campbell and her husband, Edward, of Pittston; a sister, Charlotte Ireland of LaMirada, Calif.; nine grandchildren, Sam, Jennifer, Tessa, Jerry, Mendy, Nikki, Jared, Jason and Logan; 15 great-grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Relatives and friends may visit 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Knowlton and Hewins Funeral Home, One Church St., Augusta, where a celebration of life will be held 2 p.m. Monday, July 2. Memories, condolences, photos and videos may be shared with the family on the obituary page of our website at www.khrfuneralhomes.com.
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Published in BDN Maine on June 30, 2012