Half-Staff Alert for November 23, 2015
For West Virginia Only


EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

At Charleston

A PROCLAMATION

By the Governor


WHEREAS, Robert Graham Lindsey, Jr. was born in Beech Bottom, West Virginia, on the eighteenth day of March, Nineteen Hundred Twenty-One, the son of Robert G. Lindsey, Sr. and Marietta Kull;

and

WHEREAS, Robert Lindsey graduated from Wells High School in Newell, West Virginia, in Nineteen Hundred Thirty-Nine, earned his bachelor's degree in education and mathematics at West Liberty State College, and his master's degree in education from West Virginia University; and

WHEREAS, Robert Lindsey retired from his position as Superintendent of Brooke County Schools in Nineteen Hundred Eighty-Six; he was elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates in Nineteen Hundred Ninety, representing the Second Delegate District, and served two terms from Nineteen Hundred Ninety to Nineteen Hundred Ninety-Four; and

WHEREAS, Delegate Robert Lindsey served for three years on the West Virginia State and Marietta Kull; and

WHEREAS, Robert Lindsey graduated from Wells High School in Newell, West Virginia, in Nineteen Hundred Thirty-Nine, earned his bachelor's degree in education and mathematics at West Liberty State College, and his master's degree in education from West Virginia University; and

WHEREAS, Robert Lindsey retired from his position as Superintendent of Brooke County Schools in Nineteen Hundred Eighty-Six; he was elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates in Nineteen Hundred Ninety, representing the Second Delegate District, and served two terms from Nineteen Hundred Ninety to Nineteen Hundred Ninety-Four; and

WHEREAS, Delegate Robert Lindsey served for three years on the West Virginia State Bar Professional Ethics Committee; he was a lifetime member of the National Education Association; past President of the West Virginia Association of School Administrators; and a member of Phi Delta Kappa, Kiwanis, and Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks; and

WHEREAS, Delegate Robert Lindsey, a committed and respected public servant and a devoted husband, father, and grandfather, died on the seventeenth day of November, Two Thousand Fifteen; and

WHEREAS, Delegate Robert Lindsey is survived by his wife of sixty-eight years, Susan Carnahan Lindsey; two daughters, Regina Lindsey-Lynch (Edward), and Sue E. Lindsey (Luther); a son, Robert G. Lindsey, III (Rebecca); four grandchildren, Theodore Lindsey Lynch, Meredith Lindsey Lynch, Robert Graham Lindsey, IV, and Garrett Connor Lindsey; and was predeceased by his parents, Robert G. Lindsey, Sr. and Marietta Kull, and his brother, William Kelly Lindsey; and

WHEREAS, the citizens of the State of West Virginia and friends and associates of Delegate Robert Graham Lindsey, Jr. desire to recognize his dedicated public service to the great State of West Virginia, and to acknowledge his valuable contributions to the State.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, EARL RAY TOMBLIN, by virtue of the authority vested in me as the Governor of the State of West Virginia, do hereby ORDER that, in commemoration of the distinguished life and service of West Virginia Delegate Robert Graham Lindsey, Jr., the West Virginia State flag displayed at the Capitol Complex in Charleston, West Virginia, and at all State facilities throughout Brooke County, West Virginia, shall be lowered to half-staff from dawn to dusk on the twenty-third day of November, Two Thousand Fifteen, the day of the services celebrating his life.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the great seal of the State of West Virginia to be affixed.

DONE at the Capitol in the City of Charleston, State of West Virginia, this twentieth day ofNovember, in the year of our Lord, Two Thousand Fifteen, and in the One Hundred Fifty-Third year of the State.






FlagsExpress.com will provide you with an E-mail notification when your American or state flag should be flown at half-staff in accordance to Presidential proclamations.









American Flags Express BBB Business Review