TRAY LINDSEY Loving and devoted husband, father and papa, Tray Lindsey, 48, of Las Vegas, passed away Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. He was born Oct. 14, 1964, in Fargo, N.D., and was a resident of Nevada since 1968. He was the third generation owner/operator of Lindsey's Westgate Cleaners. For 21 years, he coached baseball for Western Little League from t-ball up through seniors. Tray could befriend anyone, anywhere and was loved and respected by all who knew him. His loss will leave a hole in our hearts and in the community. Tray is survived by his wife, Suzan Lindsey; sons, Samuel Lindsey, Steven "Scuba" Lindsey and Michael Folk, all of Las Vegas; daughters, Kristie Falls of Reno, and Michelle Woodruff of Las Vegas; mother, Connie Lindsey of Fargo; brother, Matthew Lindsey of Las Vegas; sister, Aimee Lindsey of Fargo; and nine grandchildren. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, both at Palm Mortuary, 7400 W. Cheyenne Ave. Graveside services following at Palm Valley View Memorial Park, 7600 S. Eastern Ave. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to create a youth baseball scholarship fund in Tray's name. Information will be provided at the service.

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kimberly harris
December 20, 2013
I love you and miss you so much. You are in my heart as only a MA can know.
December 20, 2013
Thinking of the family with love. Hope all is well for Connie too! Much love, Brad and Margaret Holmstrom-Gesterling
Brad/Margaret Holmstrom
December 18, 2013
Sue-Just returned from one of my trips, & was overcome with sadness to hear of Tray's passing.I have known him over several years as a customer and will always remember him with a smile on his face and something funny to say.What a nice guy.
Larry Spiegel
January 1, 2013
Jim and I just got back in town and we are so sorry to hear of this loss. You and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers. If you need anything at all please let us know
Jim and Anna Chadwick
December 31, 2012
After being at the service yesterday I realized that I have so much more to say to the family.

The Lindsey Family - thank you for giving me my first job. You not only showed me what work ethic was but you took me into your family and treated me as your own.

Connie - thanks for being the "friend mom" that I could tell things to that my real mother wouldn't understand or necessarily want to hear.

Sue - we didn't know each other but knew of each other. I didn't visit the shop the way I should have but ran into Tray around town. Yesterday was a truly hard day for me maybe because I lost a true friend and maybe because I realized that I let life get in the way of staying close to the people that were true friends. What I really took out of the service is that you and Tray shared a love that many people don't have the opportunity to share. I left the service comforted to know that now matter how short Tray's life was it was most likely fuller than most people who live much longer.
Lisa Lidey Galuszka
December 28, 2012
Still in disbelief! His friendship and talent will certainly be missed by this family! We will continue to hold you all up in prayer for peace and understanding as you grieve your loss!
Tom and Carroll Mueller and family and business
Tom & Carroll Mueller
December 27, 2012
Our sincere condolences to all the Lindsay family. Tray was a huge part of our families life, as we shared many days and nights on the field. Tray had an ,unparalleled passion for Baseball and was a brilliant teacher that always had patience and time for everyone. He made being a student fun. He will be sadly missed. The Stidham Family.
Richatd Stidham
December 27, 2012
I will always cherish the memories of growing up with Tray. His love, kindness and smile will be missed by many.
Troy Combs
December 26, 2012
The untimely passing of my nephew Tray is a tragic loss for our family, especially his Mother, my Sister, Connie and likewise Tray's brother Matt.

I have fond memories of when, I as a teenager, used to babysit baby Tray before they moved from Fargo. Buzz and Connie were SO PROUD of their children.

In the 70's I remember visitng Las Vegas and I couldn't wait to see my nephews and spoil them as only an Auntie could. I saw how Tray always watched out for his younger brother Matt.

I watched through the years how Connie and Buzz worked very hard at their Dry Cleaning business(s) all the while providing a loving home for their children.

Tray was a loving thoughtful son, brother, husband and father, whose impact on many lives will not be easily forgotten.
Margaret Holmstrom (Gesterling)
December 26, 2012
Wow! What a loss for the community. Many fond memories working with Tray and the family on emergency orders.
Special Blessings to the whole family. May you overcome the bumps in life and pull together. Wish all the best.
Jan Schwartz
December 26, 2012
Sue and family- I stopped in the dry cleaners today and learned the news. I am so, so, so sorry to hear it. Although I did not know Tray well, he was obviously such a family man. Just from listening to him talk, he adored all of you and was so cute watching him with his granddaughter. I am so sorry for your loss. Please take care of yourselves and I will be thinking about you.
Sarah Suppe
December 26, 2012
We are so sorry for your loss!!! Tray was a great guy!!
Flynn Ripley
December 26, 2012
Sue, we were so sorry to hear about Tray & will always remember him because of the passion he had for baseball & WLL....
Gary & Debbie Straub (M&G Sporting Goods)
December 26, 2012
Our deepest condolences to you and your family, from the Wardrobe Department at the Silverton Casino.
Jaime Callahan
December 26, 2012
We are sorry for your loss our prayers go out to the family. If you need anything please contact us.
Eric Hale
December 26, 2012
My heartfelt condolences to Tray's family for the loss of a fine husband,father and son. I have known Tray for 35 years or more. Watched him grow to be a honorable business person and friend. My thoughts and prayers to his family during this time of loss.
Mary Gennaro
December 25, 2012
Sorry for your loss. Most of my family (House Family) worked at Westgate or Swiss cleaners yrs ago. I met Tray when I was very young. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Lisa Nelson(House)
December 25, 2012
Sue and family - Words cannot express the sorrow we feel after hearing of your loss. We will forever remember Tray with his always present smile. We are so glad that we had the opportunity to meet all of you when the boys became teammates/roommates at Concordia, where we always enjoyed Tray's humor and positive outlook. Please know that our thoughts are with you all during this difficult time!
The Levine Family
December 25, 2012
December 24, 2012

my sincere condolences, to all

December 24, 2012
This planet will not be the same without Tray. We share in your sorrow.
Danny & Lynn Andrade
December 24, 2012
I got to know Tray when my son was playing baseball at Cimarron High School.Although I never knew him away from the baseball fields,I always looked forward to chatting with him at the park.He had a great sense of humor,was always fun to be around,and was a great mentor to his boys.
My prayers go out to Sue and her family in this time of sorrow.
Jim Hendry
December 24, 2012
So sorry to hear about Tray. While I was involved in WLL Tray was one of the long steady coaches and mentors to a good number of kids. His devotion to the game and kids that played it was unquestionable. I always enjoyed being around you on the field Tray!
God Bless your family and sorry for your loss Sue.

Todd Fasulo
December 24, 2012
So sorry to hear about the loss of Tray. He was truly one of the best. WLL was fortunate to have him as a coach and a volunteer of just about anything asked of him. Even when he wasnt watching his boys play, or coaching his own team you could find him and Sue in the stands supporting other players that he knew. He will be missed on and off the field. R.I.P. and my prayers to his entire family.
Traci Earl
December 24, 2012
So sad to hear this. Tray you always had such a charismatic personality. You will be greatly missed. Your family is in our prayers.
Lisa Lidey-Galuszka
December 23, 2012
Sue and family, our deepest sympathy goes out to all of you. Tray was a one of a kind person and friend, he will be deeply missed.
Doug, Carol and Staff Lakes Cleaners
December 23, 2012
You will always live in our hearts and prayers.
December 23, 2012
RIP Tray I will always cherish fond memories growing up around you. Praying your family finds peace in their lives.
Julie Worden
December 23, 2012
I'm so deeply saddened to hear about Tray. While it's been years since our days of Western Little League, Tray will always leave a lasting impression in our hearts. As someone else said, he was a gentle giant.......and even after all these years, he is remembered for his love of kids and baseball. RIP Tray and may your family be at peace.
Becca Bowman
December 23, 2012
Sue, I'm sorry to hear about Tray. You are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.
Mary Ann Summerhays
December 22, 2012
December 22, 2012
To the Lindsey Family,

There's "NO" words in the Universe, that can express what you are experiencing or can "Ease Your Pain".

My heart goes out to each and everyone one of you!

Be proud of this man, Tray the gentle giant, wonderful human spirit, compassionate to all who knew him.
Never speaking ill words of another, never asking anything in return.

A Man who would always "Go The Distance" for everybody around him.

Tray, is a man with Outstanding Character, who loved his family, and a man who just "Adored" his wife Sue.

He had such patience, that would exemplify the Sportsmanship he shared on and off the Baseball field, for years.

The privilege of knowing Tray almost for 24 years, and Coaching with him was a Honor. I'd love coming into the cleaners, we would talk about the times we shared and the stories we told, will remain very special in my heart.

Then never again to see that "Sincere" smile or hear that "Hearty" laughter, has left a cannon ball hole in my heart. I will miss you dear Friend!

The Lindsey Family and the Community of Las Vegas, has lost an Exceptional Husband, Father, Family man and most of all a tremendous citizen.

To everybody who knew Tray Lindsey, may his spirit beat in the "Hearts" of those who were touched by his "Love".

or maybe God has a Position in his starting line-up!

God Bless The Lindsey Family!
Rick Grove
December 22, 2012