We all knew him as “Goober” from the Andy Griffith Show. George Lindsey who played the beanie wearing mechanic died this morning at the age of 83. So says a press release from the Marshall Donnelly Funeral Home in Nashville. Funeral where arrangements are still being made.

Lindsey played Goober on the Andy Griffith Show from 1964-68 and its successor Mayberry RFD from 1968-71. He also revived him on “Hee Haw” from 1971-93.