Goober Pyle character George Lindsey dies
George Lindsey who played the smiling gas station attendant Goober Pyle on the "Andy Griffith Show" and :Hee Haw." He appeared on the "Andy Griffith Show" from 164-1968, and its successor program "Mayberry RFP" from 1968-1971. He joined the "Andy Griffith Show" when Jim Nabors, who played Gomer Pyle, left the tlevision series in 1964. He also appeared on other TV shows including M*A*S*H, "CHiPs," and others. Lindsey, who passed away Sunday, May 6, 2012, was 83 years old.