Warren Paul Lindsay,91, was born in Moreland, Idaho, Jan. 19, 1931, to Warren Jesse Lindsay and Genevive Hammond Lindsay. He spent his youth in Moreland and graduated in the inaugural class of the new Snake River High School in 1949. He helped to write the constitution for the new school.
Paul married Majorie Rorabaugh and they had three children, Kathy (Dick) Koznek of Willowick, Ohio; Todd (Michell) Lindsay of Harrison Township, Michigan; and Kim (Susan) Lindsay of Spokane, Washington. They later divorced.
He married Marla Jean Bahr and inherited five more children, Patt (Ted) Jensen of Pingree, Idaho; Linda (Richard) Davis of Billings, Montana; Steve (Suzanne) Bahr of Blackfoot, Idaho; Mike (Sandy) Bahr of Montrose, Colorado; and Julie (Mike) Lamprecht of Idaho Falls, Idaho. Marla passed away in 1993.
He then married Evelyn West from Tooele, Utah, and inherited another three children, Vickie (Vern) Bracken of Tooele, Utah; Steve (Debra) West of Tooele, Utah; and Barbara (Richard) Twitchell of Provo, Utah.
Paul was a lifelong member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served as bishop of the Moreland 2nd Ward and in many other leadership capacities. His most recent calling was as an officiator in the Salt Lake City temple. As a young man he served in the Northern States Mission. Later in life he and his wife Evelyn served in the Sydney Australia Mission.
He farmed and had a longtime career at the Idaho National Laboratory. An avid runner, he completed many marathons. He loved to hike and climb, and reached 49 of the 50 states’ highest points.
Paul is survived by his wife Evelyn, all three of his families, 39 grandchildren, and 60 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first and second wives; a brother, Claire; and two grandchildren, Michael and Marla Jean.
Services will be held at the Moreland LDS Church, Saturday, April 30, at 1 p.m., under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home. The family will meet with friends and family from 12 to 1 p.m. at the church. Video broadcasting of the funeral services can be found at www.hawkerfuneralhome.com/obits.