GEORGIA ? Eldon Lamar Brindley, 89 years of age, of Lincolnton, Ga., passed away Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

He was born April 16, 1923, in Bristol, Ind., to Ralph and Velma Brindley. He was married to Charlotte Ann (Betty) Robinson on Feb. 23, 1943, in Elkhart, Ind.

He is survived by his wife of 69 years; three sons, Roy (Jeep) and wife Carol Brindley of Holiday, Fla., Gary and wife Dete Brindley and John and Joy Brindley all of Brownwood; two daughters, Ann and husband Ray Wilson and Dixie Turnbull all of Lincolnton, Ga.; 14 grandchildren including Josalyn and Dana Wheeless and Joy and Derrick Perry of Brownwood, Gary Lee and Angie Brindley of Lake Dallas and Bryan and Angelia Brindley of Weatherford; 41 great-grandchildren including Trina and Carter Wheeless and Taylor and Caitlin Perry of Brownwood, Alyssa and Joshua Brindley of Odessa, Elizabeth and Jasen Brindley and Sean and Erin Porter of Weatherford; and one great-great-grandchild and one on the way. He is also survived by his brother, Maylon and wife Flo Brindley; two sisters, Phyllis Krogg and Marilyn Sterling; one uncle, Joe Garbrick; and his beloved dog, Hershey.

He was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Carlotta Dale Brindley; and his son-in-law, Bob Anderson.