Floyd Perry "Buddy" Tredaway

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Floyd Perry "Buddy" Tredaway, born in Jacksonville to Louise Douthit and Felix Stokes Tredaway, died peacefully at his home on Thursday, December 22, 2016. Service will be held at Jacksonville First United Methodist Church on Friday, December 30, 2016, at 11 a.m. Burial will be afterwards at the Jacksonville City Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday evening, December 29, 2016 at K. L. Brown Funeral Home in Jacksonville from 5-7 and one hour prior to the service at the church on December 30, 2016. Buddy is survived by his wife, of 62 years, Martha Self Tredaway; two daughters, Nancy Stuart (Mark), Joyce Allison Tredaway, and five grandchildren, Mark Alexander "Alex" Stuart, Benjamin Perry Stuart, Elizabeth Elaine "Betsy" Stuart, Jackson David Ducar, and John Tredaway Ducar; cousins, Floyd "Buster" Douthit (Nell), James Douthit (Judy), Frank Douthit (Sue), Robert Douthit (Ellan), and Harry Treadaway, as well as, numerous extended cousins, nieces and nephews. Buddy is a graduate of the Jacksonville City Schools, Jacksonville State University, and Auburn University, where he was a member of Sigma Tau Delta and Phi Kappa Phi. His varied interests and positions include stock and commodities brokering, commercial banking, real estate development and management, Director of Auxiliary Services and Assistant Professor of Accountancy at Jacksonville State University, as well as, teaching at Auburn University. Buddy served in the U.S. Army in the 31st (Dixie) Division during the Korean War. He believed in serving his church in needed capacities during his seventy-two years of membership. He also believed in serving his community, holding positions on the Jacksonville City School Board, the Jacksonville City Council, and elected Mayor of Jacksonville in 1976, fulfilling his slogan "Management is the Key" and motto "He is interested in You and Jacksonville." He was a past president of Jacksonville Exchange Club, and in 1961, Alabama's Business Man of the Year, past Master of Hiram Lodge 42, and Director for AmSouth Bank, serving until the mandatory retirement age. He also served on the Fort McClellon Redevelopment Committee. Buddy was preceded in death by his parents; twin grandsons, Matthew Jacob Stuart and Samuel Dodd Stuart, and cousin, George Jackson Douthit. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the following: First United Methodist Church 109 Gayle Street Jacksonville, AL 36265 or Floyd P. Tredaway '54 Annual Scholarship Fund at Auburn University, Auburn University Foundation 317 South College Street Auburn, AL 36849 or Jacksonville State University Foundation, In Memory of Floyd (Buddy) Tredaway 700 Pelham Road North Jacksonville, AL 36365-1602. Online condolences to the family at klbrownfuneralhome.com. K.L. Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Center 322 Nisbet St., N.W., Jacksonville, AL 36265 256-435-7042
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322 Nisbet Street NW
Jacksonville, AL 36265
(256) 435-7042
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Published in The Anniston Star from Dec. 24 to Dec. 29, 2016
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