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William Lindsay

SIMPSONVILLE -- William Berry Lindsay, 92, of Simpsonville, S.C., formerly Clover, S.C., died June 24, 2008, at Potomac Hospital in Woodbridge, Va.

Funeral service will be 3 p.m. Saturday, June 28, 2008, at First Presbyterian Church in York, S.C., with the Rev. Ken Gillikin officiating. Burial will be in Bethel Presbyterian Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends in the ladies parlor at First Presbyterian Church in York, one hour prior to the service.

Mr. Lindsay was born Aug. 21, 1915, in York County, S.C., to the late John Franklin and Susan McCleave Lindsay. He was a 1932 graduate of York High School. From 1934 to 1935, he worked in the Civilian Conservation Corp. He graduated from Appalachian State Teachers College in 1939 and later received his Masters Degree from there. He served in the U.S. Army 78th Division in Europe during WWII. Mr. Lindsay retired from Clover School District after 30 years and served as Principal of Bethel Elementary School for many years.

He is survived by his daughter, Sara McCleave Lindsay of Simpsonville. He was preceded in death by his wife, Emily Davis Lindsay and three brothers, Robert Franklin Lindsay, Calvin Templeton Lindsay and John McCleave Lindsay.

Memorials may be made to Emily Davis Lindsay Scholarship, Office of Development, Winthrop University, 126 Tillman Hall, Rock Hill, SC 29733-9989 or Frank Lindsay Scholarship, University of South Carolina, Attn: University Development, 1700 College St., Columbia, SC 29201-9980.

M. L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home in Clover is serving the family of Mr. Lindsay.