Kenneth Walter Lindell

December 24, 1939 - July 16, 2020

12/24/1939 - 07/16/2020

AULANDER, NC – Kenneth Walter Lindell, age 80, passed away on Thursday, July 16, 2020 at the Sentara Leigh Memorial of Norfolk, VA.

Mr. Lindell was born on December 24, 1939 to Axel Lindell and Pearl Edith Parsons Lindell in Springfield, MA. He served his country proudly in the United States Marine Corp. Kenneth was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend. He loved golf, Redskin football, NASCAR racing, and above all of these he loved his family the most. He was a devoted member of Aulander Baptist Church, always eager to help in any way possible, serving as deacon and many other capacities. Better known as Grandy to his grandchildren, he was a jack of all trades. Kenneth will be deeply missed by his family and friends.

Besides his parents, Kenneth was preceded in death by his sister, Ann Florek.

Kenneth is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Connie, three sons, Kenneth “Kip” William Lindell and wife Corinna of Moyock, NC, Kevin Wayne Lindell and wife Mylene of Virginia Beach, VA, and Kolby Waldon Lindell and wife Amanda of Norfolk, VA; a daughter, Kristen Lindell Fajardo and husband Antonio of Eure, NC; brother, Colen Lindell and wife Shelly of Aiken, SC; five granddaughters, Ashley Paige Strong and husband Christopher of Virginia Beach, VA, Chelsea Rodenroth and husband Jason of Atlanta, GA, Maya Fajardo of Eure, NC, Layla Lindell of Norfolk, VA, and Tainah Price of Virginia Beach, VA; seven grandsons, Geoffrey Ballard of Myrtle Beach, SC, Kory Lindell of Virginia Beach, VA, Bryce Fajardo of Eure, NC, Dalton Fajardo of Eure, NC, Kolton Lindell of Norfolk, VA, Chase Lindell of Moyock, NC, and Tyler Price of Virginia Beach, VA.; two great-grandsons, Jax Strong and Kaden Price both of Virginia Beach, VA; one great-granddaughter, Aspen Strong of Virginia Beach, VA; and soon to be great-granddaughter, Kendi Rhea Fajardo who is named in his honor; along with a numerous nieces and nephews.

Due to the circumstances with COVID-19 the family will have a celebration of life memorial service at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Gideons International Processing Center, P.O. Box 97251, Washington, DC 20090-7251 or online by clicking here

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Lindell family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting

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Kim Gamble
3 years ago

Kristen I want you to know that I will keep you and the rest of the family in my prayers. Grieving the loss of a parent especially during these challenging times is never easy. Be patient & know you are surrounded in love. I’m always a call away.

Stacey Mansfield
3 years ago

Gonna miss Kenny. Always had a smile and laugh for everyone. Can’t remember when he and Connie weren’t an extended part of our family.