August J. "Augie" Tindell, 72, Columbus, passed away at 12:14 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, at Johnson Memorial Hospital, Franklin.
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Augie was a 20-year former Columbus City Council member, a member of Camon Lodge 343 F&AM and a former board member of the Eastside Community Center. He was a Western and war movie enthusiast and enjoyed bowling, building tin men from recycled cans and was an avid Cincinnati Reds, Notre Dame and Indiana University fan. He was a 1959 graduate of Seymour High School.
Born Nov. 14, 1940, in Jennings County, he was the son of Roy Sterett and Minnie Alvina Seegers Tindell. On July 5, 1959, in Seymour, he married Sandra "Sandy" M. Albert Tindell.
Survivors include his wife; son, Jeff (Kim) Tindell, Columbus; daughter, Penny (Ronnie) Ritter, Edinburgh; daughter-in-law, Julie Tindell, Columbus; sister, Eva (Charlie) Hunter, Litchfield, Ky.; and a cousin who was raised like a sister, Betty (Jack) DeHaven, West Virginia; grandchildren, Jimmy (Lisa Madden) Tindell, Anna (Randy) Hammond, Cassie (Kyle Tews) Tindell, all of Columbus; Aubrie Ritter, Edinburgh, Chris Tindell, Lisa (Niels) Camp, Nevie Tindell and Katie Tindell, all of Columbus; great-grandchildren, Peyton, Parker and Paxton Hammond, all of Columbus; and an expected great-grandson, Landon.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, James R. Tindell; sister, Emma Jane Maschino; and a brother, Roy Tindell Jr.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Myers-Reed Chapel, 25th Street, Columbus, with the Rev. Kirby Rupp officiating. Burial will follow at Garland Brook Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday and from 9:30 a.m. until time of service Monday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given to
or the Parkinson's Awareness Association.
Published in Tribune from Feb. 1 to Feb. 5, 2013