Monty Lynn Lindsey, 71, of Edmond, OK fought the good fight, finished the race and kept the faith. Monty lost the battle with melanoma cancer on October 17, 2020 and received the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love Him. His wife and daughter were by his side.
Monty was born to Vernon and Vera Lindsey in Rush Springs, Oklahoma. Monty grew up in Rush Springs and graduated with the class of 1967.
After graduation Monty attended Cameron University for two years. In 1969 he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served 4 years on the USS Forrestal. After the Navy he worked for the U. S. Postal Service starting in 1973 and retired in 2010. Monty always had a love for fitness. He was an avid long distance runner. He enjoyed logging training miles with friends and ran many local half and full marathons, as well as out of state ultra-marathons.
He married Sherry Keisler in Anadarko, Oklahoma on December 12, 1985. They made their home in Anadarko and raised their children. In 2012 they moved to Oklahoma City to be near their grandchildren and later moved to Edmond, Oklahoma.
Monty is survived by his wife, Sherry, of the home; his sons Justus Blake Lindsey of the home and Gregory Curtis Lindsey and wife, Tasha, of Tulsa; his step-daughter Paige Newcomb and husband Cory and their son, Casen and daughter Sullivan of Chandler, OK; his brother-in-law Lowell Dennis of Rush Springs, his sister-in-law Gayle Lindsey of Norman and brother-in-law Jim Beshers of Edmond; sister-in-law Candy Setters and her husband Robert of Anadarko, OK and sister-in-law Carol Perkins of Chugiak, Alaska, and many loving family members and friends.
Monty was preceded in death by his parents, his brother LeRoy Lindsey of Norman, his sisters Verna Brumley and her husband Marvin of Marlow, Dorothy Dennis of Rush Springs and Dorothy Beshers of Edmond and his mother-in-law and father-in-law Twila and Alfred Keisler of Anadarko, Okla.