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George “Goober” Lindsey Dies at Age 83

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.

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Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images *** Local Caption *** George Lindsey

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.

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