SHORELINE, Wash. - Lindell B. Hitchcock, 80, formerly of Charleston and Sikeston, Mo., died June 2, 2005, at Shoreline.
Born Jan. 10, 1925, in Charleston, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. J.N. Hitchcock, he was a graduate of Sikeston High School. A World War II veteran, serving in the Battle of the Bulge where he was wounded in Luxembourg, he was the recipient of two Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star. He had lived in Jonesboro, Ark., for more than 40 years, where he was a member of the First Baptist Church. A graduate of Arkansas State University with a degree in accounting, Hitchcock owned and operated the Union Bus Station, Union Cab Company, City Bus Lines and Continental MG Motors. He moved to Shoreline seven years ago where he assisted his daughter in her quilt store, Undercover Quilts from the USA in Seattle.
His wife, Jimmie Hitchcock, preceded him in death.
Survivors include: one daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Jim Todd of Shoreline; one sister, Mary Ann Forbes of Sikeston; and two grandchildren, Richard Todd and Christopher Todd.
Also preceding him in death were two brothers, J.N. Hitchcock and Olan Hitchcock.
Graveside services were conducted Saturday at the Washelli Cemetery in Seattle.
Evergreen-Washelli Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
may be sent to the
First Baptist Church
701 S. Main St.
Jonesboro, AR 72401 or
Providence Hospice of Seattle
425 Pontius Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98109