On April 7, Richard Lindsay, pastor of Scherer Memorial Presbyterian Church, died at age 60 from advanced stage melanoma.

After graduating from Reformed Theological Seminary in 1981, Lindsay was ordained and began to pastor Edgefield Presbyterian Church in Edgefield, South Carolina. In 1984, Lindsay brought Edgefield into the PCA as a part of Calvary Presbytery. In 1988, he left Edgefield to serve as senior pastor of Scherer Memorial in Lake Wylie, South Carolina, where he served until his death.

Lindsay is survived by wife Julie and two children: daughter Rachel Wetzel and son Eric Lindsay.

A memorial service was held on April 9th at Scherer PCA. In lieu of flowers, the family will be receiving gifts toward the upcoming adoption of Lindsay’s granddaughter. All checks can be sent to Scherer Memorial PCA, 4800 Charlotte Highway, Lake Wylie, SC 29710; memo line: Rick Lindsay Adoption.