Lindon Lee Chumbley, 78, of Winchester, husband of Emma Jane McKenzie Chumbley for 57 years, died on May 7, in Indianapolis, Ind.
He was born Jan. 13, 1934, in Pulaski County, the son of Marion C. and Zula Foster Chumbley. He was preceded in death by a sister, Evelyn Patrick; and a brother, Richard Chumbley.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughters Karen (Bob) Pell of Salisbury, N.C., Vickie (Ned) Crankshaw of Winchester and Kimberley Chumbley of Indianapolis; three grandsons, William Lindon (Kim) Crankshaw of Louisville, Charles Cole Crankshaw and Samuel McKenzie Crankshaw of Winchester; sisters Jean Ashley of Lexington, Betty McClain of Prescott Valley, Ariz. and Freda Patterson of Windsor; and brothers Roger (Shirley) Chumbley of Russell Springs and Ron (Brenda) Chumbley of Dawsonville, Ga.; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Chumbley grew up on a traditional Kentucky farm in Pulaski County where he learned to love the outdoors. As a young man, he moved to Indianapolis and was a carpenter who owned an interior trim contracting business until his retirement.
He had a lifelong passion for bass fishing which he shared with others in his family.
Visitation will be Friday, May 11, from 7: to 9 p.m. at Rolan G. Taylor Funeral Home, 289 S. Main St., Winchester.
Graveside services will be Saturday at the Johnson Cemetery in Morgan County at 1 p.m.