Obituary for Mr. "Bob" Lindquist
Robert E. “Bob” Lindquist, U.S. Army Retired, 81, of Panorama Drive,
Rock Springs Comm., Lavonia, passed away Saturday, April 22, 2017 at his
Born on November 21, 1935 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii,
he was the son of the late Roy E. Lindquist Sr. and Alice Murch
Lindquist. Col. Lindquist was a 1958 graduate of the United States
Military Academy at West Point and received a Masters degree from George
Washington University. Col. Lindquist retired after 28 years of
service from the U. S. Army, where served two tours of duty in the
Vietnam War. During his first tour, he served as Company Commander of C
Company, 1st of the 12th, First Cav. Division and his second tour, he
served as District Senior Advisor for the Trang Bang District of
Col. Lindquist was a former Real Estate Agent for Paradise
Reality, a member of the Hartwell First United Methodist Church and
served as an Usher. He was a member of the American Legion Post #109,
Hart County Golden K, where he received the Andy Stackhouse Award,
received the Hartwell Rotary Club’s Four Way Test award, volunteered for
several years for Meals on Wheels and directed the AARP Tax Aide
Program for 18 years.
Survivors include his wife: Norma Elsen
Lindquist; two sons: Robert “Rob” Lindquist Jr & Catherine of
Ellerslie GA and Karl Lindquist & Renee of Columbia SC; a daughter:
Debra Hooker & Michael of Ft. Collins CO; six grandchildren: Robert
& Cydney Lindquist, Tyler & Samantha Lindquist and Erin &
Claire Hooker; a brother: Roy E. Lindquist Jr. & Sara of Salinas CA
Funeral services will be Thursday, April 27, 2017
at 2:00 p.m. at the Hartwell First United Methodist Church with Dr. R.
Allen Stewart officiating. Burial with full military honors will be at
the Nancy Hart Memorial Park.
The body is at the Strickland
Funeral Home of Hartwell, where the family will receive friends from
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday night. The family is at the home. In
lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Hartwell First United
Methodist Church, 200 E. Howell Street, Hartwell GA 30643 or to the Hart
County Golden K Ramp Fund, PO Box 832, Hartwell GA 30643.
The Strickland Funeral Home of Hartwell is in charge of all arrangements.