Our staff is comprised of dedicated and licensed professionals with the experience to answer all your questions regarding our services. Please feel free to contact any of our staff members at any time.
David, Manager, and licensed Funeral Director, is a native of Trenton, New Jersey, and has resided in the Paducah area since 1976. He joined the staff at Lindsey Funeral Home in the early part of 2013. He graduated in 1982 from Crittenden County High School in Marion, Ky. and obtained an Associates Degree in Theology from the International Bible School of Theology in Norris City, Illinois, and is an ordained Minister. He currently lives in West Paducah with his wife, Sherry. He has five sons, Larry and his wife Kendra, Jason & his wife Casandra, Austin & his wife Breanna, Carson, & Dalton and his wife Hannah, and seven grandchildren, Gradie Layne , Helton Avery, William David, Emery Kaylynn, Decyln James, Jaxon and Theo. He is a member of Christ Community Church in West Paducah where he serves as a board member & teacher. David enjoys working with and serving people as he has spent the last 30 years in the retail industry. His favorite pastimes are spending time with his family & church family, auction hunting, and camping.
Brandon is a licensed funeral director and resides in Metropolis, IL. He is married to Jennifer Heine, who is the office manager of Lindsey Funeral Home. Together they have one son named, Evan. They are active members of Waldo Baptist Church in Metropolis where they serve in the children and youth departments. He is actively involved with the Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce and the Paducah Kiwanis Club. One of his favorites quotes is “People don’t care how much you know, until they know how much you care”. It is his goal that each family that walks through the door of Lindsey Funeral Home leaves knowing how much he cares for them and their family.
Gregory R. Woodruff
Funeral Director / Embalmer/ Crematory Assistant
Greg, a native of Madisonville, KY, has been licensed Embalmer and Funeral Director Kentucky since 1983. With over 37 years experience serving families in Western KY. "I consider this a ministry and calling, not just a job. I wanted to be a funeral director since I was 12 years old when my father and grandfather died 6 months apart." Greg is former board secretary for Western Kentucky Regional Mental Health/Mental Retardation Board Inc. now known as Four Rivers Behavior Health, representing his county of residence. Greg is member of Paducah Downtown Kiwanis and enjoys making new friends and business connections. Greg is married to his sweetheart, Jeannie and they have 2 adult children Alexis and Scotty. They are members of Southland Baptist Temple, where he serves on Security Team. In his free time he enjoys spending time with family and friends and watching U.K. Basketball; building small electronics ; collecting historic funeral home memorabilia from our area. "I am blessed to serve families who call Lindsey as their funeral home.
Katie is an alumnus of Southern Illinois University Carbondale, where she graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in Mortuary Science and Funeral Service. She resides in Benton, Kentucky with her Husband Morgan, their dog Greg, and two cats, Callie and Koda. Katie is from Olive Branch Illinois and attended Egyptian High School in Tamms where she graduated as a salutatorian. In her free time, Katie enjoys attending rock concerts with friends, barbeques and bonfires with family, and hikes with her dog. She is always eager to be a shoulder to lean on.
Jennifer has been serving the families of Lindsey since 2013. She serves as our administrative assistant at the funeral home. She is the first smiling face you see when you walk through our front door. She has a son named Evan who was born in 2014. In her spare time she enjoys working in her church and spending time with her husband, who is a licensed funeral director at Lindsey's. She counts it an honor to serve families during their greatest time of need.
IL Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer
Greg Russell is a lifelong resident of Metropolis, IL.
He is a 1973 graduate of Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. He has served
the Metropolis and Southern IL area for over 50 years in funeral service. He is
married to Denise “Jones” Russell. Greg enjoys gardening and spending time outdoors
during his free time.
Family Services Director
As a wife and mother of two, helping those in a time of need
comes naturally. Working with the public has always been a passion of mine. I
love to leave people better than I found them. As Family Services Director, I
am able to spend time with families who are looking for solutions. Whether it
be to simplify the process or minimize the financial burden, your loved ones
will appreciate your decision to plan ahead. Some clients have recently lost
someone, some are expecting a loss and some are merely preparing for the
inevitable. No matter the reason, it is my pleasure to help every step of the
Don manages the Cremation Society of Paducah, our wholly owned crematory operation. He is a Certified Retort Operator and has extensive experience in the field of cremation and crematory operations, pet cremations, and other areas of the death care industry.
Barry works part time as a Funeral Assistant to the staff of funeral directors at Lindsey Funeral Home, Smith Funeral Chapel and Cremation Society of Paducah. He is a native of Louisville, KY, but has resided in the Paducah area since 1979. Barry joined our team in 2014 and has been an important part of our success ever since. Barry graduated Mid-Continent University in 1987, where he earned a Bachelor of Religious Education degree. He is an ordained Southern Baptist minister, and is the Minister of Music at Zion’s Cause Baptist Church in Benton, KY. He currently lives in Reidland, KY with his wife Linda. They have three daughters and seven grandchildren.
Linda is the wife of Barry Perkins. They reside in Reidland. She spends most of her free time with her grandchildren or helping out at Zion's Cause Baptist Church where her husband is the minister of music.
Sue was a longtime resident of Metropolis, IL who now resides in West Paducah. She's an active member of World Harvest Church and enjoys spending time with her family.
Michael comes here from Livingston County. He enjoys
spending time with his family and friends. He also enjoys playing the piano and
the great outdoors. He works full time at Livingston County High School and part
time for Lindsey Funeral Home and Smith Funeral Chapel. But, most of the time
you’ll find home at our Cremation Society of Paducah location where he serves
as a cremation operator.
BJ resides in Livingston County. She is retired from Livingston County
School District and EMT/FF. Her hobbies include, crocheting and NASCAR.
Emily resides in Mayfield,
Kentucky. In her free time, she enjoys spending quality time with her two boys,
(Hudson and Rylan) going to football games with her husband, (Ronnie) and finding
new home improvement projects.
We stand ready to assist you. If a death has occurred, please call us on
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