Carter Manning Griesenauer

GLOUCESTER - Carter Manning Griesenauer (Buddy) born April 10, 1931 in Newport News, VA passed away peacefully Monday, January 13, 2014. Buddy graduated from Walsingham Academy in 1950 where he was #3 in his class of three. Buddy was a Korean War Veteran who retired from the Virginia National Guard as a Technician at Byrd Field, Sandston, VA. He also retired from the GQ, 329th Spt. Op (Area) Virginia Army National Guard. Buddy never met a stranger and was always ready to work on anything for his family and friends. Years before the auto remote starting mechanism was introduced to the public, Buddy had developed it for his wife's car but never submitted the patent. Buddy enjoyed spending time with his friends at the Beach Comber Restaurant and the Fleet Association. Many have benefited from Buddy's generosity over the years. Buddy was preceded in death by his father; Paul Griesenauer, his mother; Helen Carter, brother; Paul Raymond Griesenauer, sister; Betty Price, and daughter; Donna Lynn Griesenauer. Buddy is survived by a son; Keith Griesenauer, daughter and son in law; Kim and David Pickett, two granddaughters; Heather Gerviss and husband Mike, and Elisa Wilkie, two great- grandchildren; Nora Wilkie, and Yaunder McElrath, and( problem child) Becky Stamor, and two nephews Paul Price and Blake Price. A graveside service will be held Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 2:00 pm Cedar Grove Cemetery; family will receive friends after service. In Lieu of flowers, make donations to the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 301 1st St. Williamsburg, VA 23185 Online condolences may be shared with the family at

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Published in Daily Press on Jan. 17, 2014