Dr. Lindsey Durham Few, Jr., 83, walked joyously into the arms of Jesus Friday, October 8, 2021, in Macon, GA passing with his two children at his side. Born in Conyers, GA and raised in Apalachee, GA, he was the son of Lindsey and Belle (Pirkle) Few. He is predeceased by Johnnie Sanders Few, his wife of 50 years, both parents, and a sister, Carol Belle Lawson and survived by his children, Wesley (Michelle) Few of Dudley, GA, Cindy (Dean) Phillips of Pooler, GA, and four grandchildren, Chelsey (Kyle) Braswell, Christopher Phillips, Savannah Phillips, and Rachel Few.
An enthusiast of learning, Dr. Few was educated in the schools of Madison County GA. He graduated from the University of Georgia with an AB in Spanish in 1961, a MEd in Counselor Education in 1969 and added several specialist degrees from 1971-1981. He received a Doctoral degree in Philosophy from Cambridge State University in 1999. Throughout his career, he enjoyed teaching high school Spanish and German in the GA public schools of Commerce, Glascock County, Wilkes County, and Douglas County. After retiring from public schools in 1995 he continued teaching from 1996-2000 as an adjunct professor in several community colleges in the Atlanta area.
A veteran of the US Air Force, Dr. Few was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in 1962, stationed in Texas, New York and Alaska, and served until 1967 when he was honorably discharged as a Captain. Also a musician, he enjoyed playing clarinet and marching with the UGA Redcoat Marching Band during his college career. He also served as a Gideon and a Deacon at the First Baptist Church of Newnan, GA.
Dr. Few will be remembered for his love of Locomotives, Western reruns, Titanic trivia and UGA Football.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00pm Monday, October 11, 2021 at Hart’s at the Cupola in Macon. A private burial will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Newnan, GA.
“On Gods rails his soul is going,
Speeding forth to Jordan’s shore.
Christ is waiting, the whistle’s blowing,
The stop is Heaven, forevermore.
This blessed heart, its soul released,
its storm and stress are past,
has found its haven of rest and peace
and victory at last.
Adaptations from German Gospel songs
Please visit www.hartsmort.com to leave a condolence.
Hart’s at the Cupola, 6324 Peake Road, Macon, Georgia 31210 has charge of the arrangements.