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Patrick Lindsey

Patrick Steven Lindsey, 72, of Highland, born September 16, 1948 in St. Louis, and passed away on Thursday, February 18, 2021 at St. Luke’s Hospital, St. Louis.

Pat served his country faithfully in the United States Army during the Vietnam Conflict.  He was a member of the American Legion Post 2910, Bloomington.  He loved wood working especially making American Flags.  Pat enjoyed restoring and tinkering on older classic cars.  Pat was active with the Vet. Center in East St. Louis.  He enjoyed the simpler things in life, blue jeans, pocket t-shirts and classic country music.  Most of all he loved his family and enjoyed the time he spent with them and his fur baby Little Bit.

He was preceded in death by his great-grandchild, Oakleigh Hemman; parents, Jewell and Loraine (nee Campbell) Lindsey; and his sister, Ruby Turner.

Surviving are his wife, Paula J. (nee Gamboa) Lindsey whom he married August 28, 1965 in Cahokia; children, Dawn (Michael) Swift of St. Jacob, Penny (Scott) Wrigley of Alhambra, and Robin (Chad) Kelso of St. Jacob; grandchildren, Nicole (Joe) Hellon, Michael (Kayla) Swift Jr., Jessica (Justin) Hatton, Danielle (Lewis) Blyth, Jenna (Dustin) Compton, Julie (Bryan) Jett, Jillian (Nick) Hemman, Cody and Reyes Kelso; great-grandchildren, Savannah and Junior Hellon, Briar and Colt Patrick Swift, Elleiah Compton, Luke Jett, Jemma Hatton and soon to be born Leighton Compton; his sisters, Sherri McNally and Kim Bell; nieces, nephews, cousin and friends.

Memorials may be made to Fisher House at Jefferson Barracks,  1 Jefferson Barracks Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63125.  Online expressions of sympathy may be made at

COVID-19 restrictions will be followed, masks required, and social distancing.  Please be respectful of time and do not linger so others may pay their respects to the family.

Friends may call 9:30 to 10:30 am on Friday, February 26, at Richeson Funeral Home, Troy.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 26, 2021 at Richeson Funeral Home, Troy.  Full military Honors will be held at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis.

Richeson Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

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