U.S.M.C. Corporal Dylan Palmer Lindsey, passed away in Macomb, Illinois on June 5, 2019. Dylan was born on January 5, 1987. He was the Son of the late John Lindsey and Gina Lindsey. He graduated from Camden Central High School in 2005. Dylan joined the U.S. Marines & graduated from MCRD Parris Island in South Carolina.
He received further training in Pensacola, FL & Fort Huachuca, AZ. While stationed in Fort Meade, MD he served as a Special Communications Signals Collection Operator. Dylan went to Iraq twice and Afghanistan twice and received an Honorable Discharge in 2012. Medals he received were: Joint Service Achievement, Marine Corps Good Conduct,
Iraq Campaign (2nd Awd), Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, Afghanistan Campaign (2nd Awd),
Global War on Terrorism Service, National Defense Service, Joint Meritorious Unit,
NATO-ISAF Afghanistan, Certificate of Commendation & individual award Certificate of Appreciation Rifle Class Expert. Dylan is survived by son, Jacob Lindsey of Prince Frederick, MD. Sister, Meilea (Mason Darnell) Lindsey, nephew, Wesley Darnell of Murray, KY. Mother, Gina Lindsey, Aunt, Risa (Manuel) Franco of Dumas, TX. Uncles Mark Lindsey of Big Sandy, TN, Robert R. Smulling of Seattle, WA. & Jerry (Tami) Palmer of Lincoln, IL. Grandmothers, Bonnie Lindsey of Big Sandy, TN and Nori Smulling of Hamilton, IL. Grandfather, Bob (Carol) Smulling of Fort Collins, CO. Dylan was preceded in death by father John Lindsey & grandfather Lindal Lindsey. A memorial will be held at Stockdale Malin Funeral Home in Big Sandy on June 29th, with Bro.Jeff McKee officiating. Visitation starting at 10:00am with full Military Service at 1:00pm. Scattering of ashes via fireworks will be held at dusk on the Lindsey family farm