Hubert Dameron

YORK, S.C. - Hubert Craig "Buddy" Dameron, 54, died Jan. 30, 2013, after a battle with ALS.

He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Jean, his parents, Ira and Iris Dameron of Bessemer City; sister, Elaine Anderson of Clover, S.C.

Buddy was born on March 7, 1958 in Gastonia, NC. He earned his Eagle Scout and graduated from Bessemer City High School in 1976 and went to work for Duke Energy eleven days later. He worked for Duke for 35 years in nuclear operations and operations training. Buddy enjoyed woodworking and was two classes away from becoming a Master Woodworker. He also enjoyed travel and gardening. His favorite sport was snow skiing and loved trips to Canada for their snow.

A celebration of life will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Scherer Memorial Presbyterian Church, 4800 Charlotte Hwy, Lake Wylie, S.C., with the Rev. Aaron Morgan officiating.

The family will receive friends one hour before the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Agape Hospice, 817 E. Liberty St, York, SC 29745 or God's Kitchen, 706 Old North Main St, Clover, SC 29710.

Online condolences may be made at

M. L Ford & Son Funeral Home in Clover is serving the family of Mr. Dameron.

Published in Gaston Gazette on Feb. 1, 2013