Mr. Clarence Reed Lindsey, Jr., 83, a resident of Maury Hill Street in Spring Hill, died Friday, October 15, 2021 at his residence. Funeral services for Mr. Lindsey will be conducted Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Lyndall Propst officiating. Burial will follow in Friendship Cemetery with full military honors provided by Tennessee National Guard. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home and from 12:00 p.m. until time of service Wednesday. Condolences may extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. Born on April 10, 1938 he was the son of the late Clarence Reed Lindsey, Sr. and the late Mamie Cavnar Lindsey Steele. Mr. Lindsey graduated from Central High School in 1956 and went on and then attended Martin Methodist College for 2 years. He served in the National Guard for 38 plus years and during that time helped with several natural disasters that took place in Tennessee. He received the Army Service Ribbon, Army Reserve Componant Achievement Medal with Silver Oak Leaf Cluster, NCO Professional Development Ribbon, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster, National Defense Service Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Tennessee National Guard Generals ribbon for Valor, Tennessee National Guard Commendation Ribbon with Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster, Tennessee National Guard Individual Achievement Ribbon with Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster, Tennessee National Guard Service Ribbon with Silver Oak Leaf Cluster, and TANGNCOLSGB AV Unit Accomodation. On December 23, 1963 he married Annie Mai Malugin Lindsey. He was a lab technician for Hooker Chemical, Monsanto, Union Carbide and Reichold Chemical and worked one year on the assembly line at Saturn. The last several years he was very active in helping with the Natural Disasters Warehouse in Nashville supplying equipment for National Guard units across Tennessee. He volunteered several years at Maury Regional Medical Center. Mr. Lindsey was an avid gun collector. He was a member of the Church of Christ. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son, Michael Richardson, M.D. of Atlanta, Georgia; eleven grandchildren, including a granddaughter that he helped raise, Jennifer Haines of Beauford, North Carolina; five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughters, Elizabeth “Lizzie” Lindsey, Jackie Sanders, and Nancy Richardson; son, Robert “Bob” Richardson, PhD; his grandmother who reared him, Lizzie Perry Cavnar. Honorary pallbearers will be the volunteers of Maury Regional Medical Center. Memorials may be made to Disaster Relief Churches, Inc. 410 Allied Drive, Nashville, Tennessee 38401. Special thanks to Avalon Hospice and Amedysis Home Health Care for their care, and his special caregivers, Shirley Hinton and Lisa Wilson.