A. Ellsworth Lindquist (Ellie), 92, of Wytheville, Va. and formerly Granbury, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012 in Wytheville, Va.
He was born April 25, 1920 in Levant, N.Y., the son of Alfred T. and Esther E. Eckholm Lindquist.
Ellsworth was a graduate of Falconer High School and was employed 38 years by Monroe Systems for Business, retiring in 1982.
Ellsworth’s life reflected the grace, peace, and joy of his Lord, Jesus Christ. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great- grandfather. He will be greatly missed.
Surviving are three sons: Douglas Wayne Lindquist (Margaret Ann) of Granbury; Bruce Charles Lindquist (Dianne) of Savannah, Ga., Timothy Ellsworth Lindquist (Sarah) of Mesa, Ariz.; a daughter, Martha Jean Holcombe (Paul) of Sugar Grove, Va.; 11 grandchildren; 14 great- grandchildren and a sister, Edith Camp of Jamestown, N.Y.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jean, on Dec. 3, 2010; six brothers: Albert, Harold, Kenneth, Morley, Lawrence and Hubert Lindquist; two sisters: Beatrice Nordlund and Elizabeth Nunn.
The funeral was Monday at Falconer Funeral Home in New York. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be provided to a Christian church of your choice.