Posted on May 8, 2012 - 6:20 pm by Jimmy

Goober Pyle of “The Andy Griffith Show” passes away on Sunday

The famous star of “Hee Haw” and “The Andy Griffith Show” George Lindsey has died, giving a day of sorrow to a lot of people especially his fans.

He was 83 years old at the time of his death. This extraordinary man has won the hearts of millions of people by doing the works of the stated shows.

He became ill for a mere little moment and died on Sunday. The funeral was arranged in Nashville.

Late Lindsey did the role of a Goober, a mighty jovial character in “The Andy Griffith Show” and the character became extremely popular. The show ran for 5 years from 1964 to 1968. He did the character of an attendant in a Service station in “Hee Haw” and both his character and the show became popular again. This one started in 1971 and shown last in 1993.

In an interview, in the year 1985 George Lindsey said, “Everyone finds something very good in the character of Goober.”

Goober Pyle of The Andy Griffith Show passes away on SundayHe joined “The Andy Griffith Show” in the year 1964 as a replacement of Jim Nabors. The name of the character in the beginning was Gomer Pyle. Lindsey became the cousin of the character and became Goober Pyle and thus replaced the previous character.

Some of his fabulous shows are The Real McCoys, The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour, Love American Style, The Wonderful World of Disney, Twilight Zone, The Alfred Hitchcock Hour and many more.

He also got his roles in movies. He got the chance to act in “Take This Job and Shove It” and “Cannonball Run II”. His voice was also utilized in a lot of famous cartoons. “Robin Hood” is one of them.

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