SINK, Lindsey Peters, 90, of Roanoke, died on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at Brandon Oaks Nursing and Rehab Center. Lindsey was born February 24, 1923 in Franklin County, Va., the son and fifth child of Walter Douglas Sink and Maude Peters Sink. He graduated from Jefferson High School and received associate degrees from Danville Tech and Temple University. A veteran of WWII, he served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps in Hawaii. He had a long and productive career spanning 42 years with C & P Telephone Company, spending most of those years in Richmond, Va. In Richmond, he was an active member of Trinity Methodist Church and enjoyed singing in the choir. He also volunteered in repair of 'talking books' for the deaf and in service to St. Mary's Hospital. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his family, especially beach trips. After retirement, he returned to his beloved Roanoke and became a member of Raleigh Court Methodist Church. Surviving are his wife of 65 years, Emma Alean Wertz Sink; two sons and spouses, Larry Douglas (Myoung Kim), Bryan Lindsey (Mary Ann); grandchildren, Lindsey (spouse, Ron Dasher) and Taylor. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Sherrie Beth Sink; and siblings, Hilda Johnson, Rachel Harveycutter, Sherman "Rocky" Sink and Walter 'Red' Sink. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, April 28, 2013 at Oakey's North Chapel, with the Rev. Elmo McLaurin officiating. The family will be receiving friends immediately following the service.
This obituary was originally published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.