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Preston Lindsey

September 1, 1942 — May 26, 2021

Lowell Preston Lindsey, 78, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on May 26, 2021, at his residence after a courageous battle with cancer.

Visitation will be Wednesday, June 2, 2021, 5-7 pm at Sneed Funeral Chapel.  Funeral Services will be Thursday, June 3, 2021, at 2 pm at Calvary Baptist Church in Killeen, 13341 TX-195, Killeen, TX, 76542.  Interment will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery in Killeen.

Preston was born September 1, 1942, in Killeen, TX to D.W. and Nina (Underwood) Lindsey.  He attended schools in Florence and Marble Falls.  Preston worked in the oil industry for a number of years and also worked in construction, metal roofing, house-leveling, and he also built houses from the ground up.

He loved reading his bible, preaching, hunting, fishing, camping, and a good game of 42, Skip-Bo, and regular dominoes.  He became an ordained minister in July 1973 and became the Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Lampasas, in 1977.  He did leave Lampasas a few times, but he always came back.  He served Calvary Baptist Church as Pastor until his illness stopped him this year.  He worked for his church and his church family and was the kind of person who would help anyone no matter what.

Preston married Dorothy Gaddy on September 5, 2003, in Killeen, TX and they were happily married for 17 years.  He was preceded in death by his parents; step-mother, Lorene Lindsey; son, Lowell Lindsey, Jr; sister, Anna Joyce Lindsey; brothers, Tom Lindsey, Pete Lindsey, Russell Cowan, Gene Cowan, Lyndel Lindsey; sisters-in-law, Brenda Jackson, Kathy Lindsey; father and mother-in-law, Melvin and Mary Gaddy and four grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Lindsey of Lampasas; sons, Terry Day and wife, Karen of Troy, TX, Rodrigo Garza of New Mexico; daughters, Rachel Vega of Mart, TX, Virginia Bunting and husband, Shaun of Lampasas, Kathy Welch of Lampasas; step-daughter, Valorie Early, and husband of Manville, Texas; step-son, James Maraquin of Houston, TX; brother, Clyde Lindsey, and wife, Patsy of Elk City, OK; sisters, Mary Hodge, and husband, Brad of Lometa, TX, Drusilla Hunter and husband, Dale of Killeen, TX, Dorothy Coppin of Belton, TX; sister-in-law, Carol Lindsey of Arizona as well as numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, and his church family who he loved dearly.  He also leaves behind his best friend, Fulton Goode, and the entire Goode family.

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Service Schedule

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Wednesday, June 2, 2021

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Thursday, June 3, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Calvary Baptist Church Killeen

, Killeen, TX 76542

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