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 Lindsey Edward White

Lindsey Edward White

Dustin, Hughes County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 19 Dec 2001 (aged 83)
Coos County, Oregon, USA
Burial Roseburg, Douglas County, Oregon, USA
Memorial ID 79579208 · View Source
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Friday December 21,2001 (The Globe)Bandon,Oregon

Winston man missing

An elderly Winston man who was reported missing on Sunday may be in the Coos County area.
Lindsey E. White,83,who left to go to a local store,never arrived there or returned home. White is described as being 5 feet,8 inches tall. He weighs 150 pounds,balding with gray hair on the side and green eyes.
The Coos County timber deputies located White's 1992 Buick Regal on Thursday in the Blue Ridge area, northeast of Coos Bay-Sumner, while conducting area checks.
Coos County Sheriff's deputies and reserves,members of the Coos County Mounted Posse and Coos County Search and Rescue unsucessfully searched the area from 8 a.m. to dusk.

The Coos County Sheriff's Office will continue its search today and asks that anyone with information about White's wereabouts call 396-2106


Saturday December 22,2001(The Globe)Bandon,Oregon

Missing Winston man found dead in Coos County Friday

A Winston man who was reported missing on Sunday was found dead Friday in a steep and brushy area of Coos County northeast of Coos Bay.
Coos County Sheriff's deputies said they found the body of Lindsey E. White,83,in a canyon in the Blue Ridge area,approximately 400 yards from where his 1992 Blue Regal was discovered on Thursday. Deputies said it appears White,who was not wearing any winter clothing,died of hypothermia.
White's car apparently became stuck while turning around in the Blue Ridge area. After making several attempts to free the car,White appears to have left it and started to walk down a ravine area adjacent to his car.
White was reported missing by his family on Sunday when he did not return home after driving to a store in Winston. The Winston Police Department said White had become increasingly disoriented in the past several weeks and had experienced problems being lost.
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office,as well as Search and Rescue from both Coos and Douglas counties had been looking for White over the past five days.

Courtesy to Robert Awalt for these articles

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 79579208
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lindsey Edward White (3 Oct 1918–19 Dec 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 79579208, citing Roseburg Memorial Gardens, Roseburg, Douglas County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by Barbara (contributor 46914194) .