IN MEMORY OF LINDBERGH "LINDY" HILL
BRAMWELL HIGH SCHOOL - CLASS '45
FORMER BRAMWELL COACH HONORED IN VA. :
Lindy Hill former Bramwell student and later coach, received a special honor last month. Lindy, a resident of Henrico County, Va., was inducted into the Wall of Fame by Highland Springs High School on October 16. The Wall of Fame honors coaches, players, and patrons who have contributed much to the school and community over the years. Lindy earned a master's from West Virginia University in 1953. He coached football, basketball and baseball at Bramwell 1954-1956. As a student at Bramwell, Lindy played all three sports. He also played on the professional Blue-Grey basketball team in Bluefield. In 1957, he moved to Virginia and coached football, basketball and baseball at Warwick High School in Newport News, with Ronnie Hamilton, who coached at Bramwell in the 1940's. Lindy moved to Henrico County in 1958 and coached at Highland Springs High School until 1972. He left coaching and went into administration as an Assistant Principal at J.R. Tucker High School. He remained there until 1990, when he took early retirement. In 1984, the Recreation Association of Fairfield, Va., a private membership organization with about 300 families offering all kinds of recreational activities, built a large recreation building for the members' use and for the community. It was named the Hill Building in honor of Lindy for all his years of service. He has been administrator of that organization since 1959. Lindy is married to the former June Short of Princeton. Lindy's sisters, who reside here include Mrs. Donald Allen, Mrs. Robert Eller, Mrs. Edward Bailey, all of Bramwell and Mrs. Leonard Bailey of Lorton Lick Road.