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Charlie Phillip "Phil" Lindley, Sr.

September 11, 1937 — February 17, 2024

Siler City


Charlie Phillip “Phil” Lindley, Sr., 86, of Siler City, went to his heavenly home, Saturday, February 17th, 2024, surrounded by his family.

Phil was born September 11th, 1937, in Chatham County to Charlie Jabus Lindley and Lucille Pegg Lindley. He is preceded in death by his parents, Charlie and Lucille, and his brother, Michael Lindley.

Phil is survived by his wife of 66 years, Elizabeth Broome Lindley, four sons, Charlie Phillip Lindley, Jr. (Susan), Larry L. Lindley (Kathy), Jimmy L. Lindley (Elizabeth), and Bryan K. Lindley (Kim); one grandson, Gage; and one brother, Dwight Lindley.

Phil served in the United States Navy during the Cold War Era. Phil received Maintenance Management Training in England and continued his career in textiles and plastics. He was a lifelong member of South Fork Friends Meeting and served as a trustee there for decades. He was an avid outdoorsman with a love of nature and gardening. He loved spending time with his family and friends and will be greatly missed.

Graveside services will be Saturday, February 24th, 2024, at 2 PM, at South Fork Friends Meeting Church in Snow Camp, NC. Services will be officiated by Andrew Needham and Daniel Thames. The family will receive friends in the fellowship hall following the service.

Smith & Buckner Funeral Home will be assisting the Lindley family.

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