LONGVIEW — Graveside services for J.L. "Buddy" Stutz, 95, of Longview, will be 2 p.m. Saturday, March 30, 2013, at Rosewood Park, with Charlie Butler officiating. Burial will follow under the direction of Rader Funeral Home of Longview.
Mr. Stutz was born March 7, 1918, in Jefferson, to Jacob and Verla Stutz. He went home to be with his beloved bride of 50 years, Kathleen Horton Stutz, on Tuesday afternoon, March 26, 2013, who preceded him in death in 2003. Known as "Buddy" to all that knew him, he will be remembered by his sweet and gentle spirit. Buddy was giving and selfless; always putting others before his own needs.
A devoted and loving husband, brother and friend, Mr. Stutz is survived by his sisters, Emily and husband, Phenone Hall of Hughes Springs and Verla Benefield of Texarkana, Texas; nieces and nephews; and special friends, Charles and Marilyn LeBus of Longview, Josh, Amy (LeBus), Caroline and Emilie Jackson of Austin and Blair and LeighAnn (LeBus) Echols of Granbury.
The family request gifts be made to Meals on Wheels through Longview Community Ministries, PO Box 1023, Longview, TX, 75606 or online at longviewcommunityministries.org
, in lieu of flowers.
Published in Longview News-Journal on Mar. 29, 2013