Scott A. Lindsey CHESAPEAKE - Retired U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Scott Alden Lindsey passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Nov 13, 2010. Scott was born April 7, 1953 in Chelsea, Mass., to the late retired U.S. Navy Capt. Wesley E. Lindsey Jr., and Marjorie Bell Lindsey. A graduate of the United States Naval Academy, he was commissioned in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1975 and served his country with distinction for 25 years. Following his retirement in 2000, he worked as a defense contractor and later as a civil servant, working on Future Concepts for the military, at Joint Forces Command in Suffolk. Scott was known by friends and family alike for his quick wit, great sense of humor and his passionate loyalty and love of country and family. He made a positive impact on everyone who came into contact with him and his smile and friendship will be missed by all. He was a member of Saint Paul's Catholic Church, in Portsmouth, a lifelong member of the United States Naval Academy Alumni Association and a member of the Knights of Columbus No. 418. Scott is survived by his wife, Ann Matsel Lindsey of Chesapeake; his children, Todd Matsel Lindsey, of Alexandria, Lt. Katherine Lindsey Hagan, USNR, of Suffolk, and Jackson Alden Lindsey of Chesapeake; his mother, Marjorie Bell Lindsey of Norfolk; and his brother, U.S. Navy Capt. Bruce H. Lindsey of Coronado, Calif. A funeral Mass will be held Friday, Nov. 19, at 11 a.m. at Saint Paul's Catholic Church in Olde Towne Portsmouth. Inurnment at the United States Naval Academy Columbarium with military honors will occur at a later date. The family will receive friends at Foster Funeral Home, 1926 High St., Portsmouth from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov 18. Memorials may be made to the St. Paul's Catholic Church, Restoration Fund, 518 High St., Portsmouth, VA 23704.
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Published in The Virginian Pilot on Nov. 16, 2010