Doug was born Sept. 20, 1944 in Price, Utah to George Geddes Lindsay and Thelma Luella Andersen. He was the youngest of eight children. He was raised in Mt. Home, Utah and graduated from Altamont High School. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy to serve his country during the Vietnam conflict.
He graduated with a Business Associates degree at Dixie State College. He was a businessman owning and operating a motel for many years, ownership in a restaurant and had a final career as a realtor. Doug was a highly organized person and a hard worker.
He married Judy Roberts of Cedar City on May 5, 1981 in Pioche, Nev. They lived and raised their family in Cedar City. He had a deep love for his family and heritage. His concern and devotion for his family and others welfare was beyond measure. He had such loving compassion and empathy for those struggling with illness or problems of any kind. He was the best nurse anyone could ever have. He had such a generous and caring heart.
He had a great love for the mountains and a true appreciation for nature. He loved to hunt and fish and one of the most important joys of his life was taking his children camping of which they enjoyed many memorable outings. He was an avid reader and loved history especially the history of the early Mormon Pioneers crossing the plains in the handcart companies. Their lives and stories had a profound effect upon him.
Everyone loved Doug. He was and is “unforgettable.” He will be so greatly missed. He loved his family and his country and God. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
He is survived by his wife, Judy, of 35 years; three sons and two daughters, George Lindsay of Cedar City, Spencer “Bub” Lindsay of Cedar City, Jeff Lindsay of California, Megan (Cade) Pryor of Cedar City and Mischelle Lindsay Wright of Salt Lake; sisters, Janet Suddreth of Vernal, Utah and Doris (Roger) Gessell of Mesquite, Nev. He has six wonderful grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, George, Ray, Jack and Guy (Dolly); sister Leah (Paul) Christensen; brother-in-law Gene Suddreth; and his father- and mother-in-law Spencer and Mary Lu Roberts of Cedar City.
A viewing was at Southern Utah Mortuary on Saturday, March 12, 2016 followed by a graveside service at 1 p.m. at the Minersville, Utah Cemetery under the direction of Southern Utah Mortuary. Online condolences can be made at www.sumortuary.com.