WILLIAM "BUDDY" ALLEN MANGUM William "Buddy" Allen Mangum, 78, of Kure Beach passed away Saturday August 30, 2014. He was born in Durham, NC on August 16, 1936 to the late, John Allen Mangum, Sr. and Rosa Green Mangum. Buddy is survived by his loving wife, Connie; children, Brian Mangum (Candice) and Kelly Ketchel (Kyle); grandchildren, Ethan, Tori, Gabe, Ezra, Maddie and Abby; brother, John Allen Mangum, Jr.; sisters, Jean McLean and Ann McNeill; as well as many nieces and nephews. Buddy grew up at Carolina Beach. He served his country honorably in the U.S. military as a member of Special Forces. He and his family were missionaries on the mercy ship Anastasis. Buddy retired from Cape Fear Community College after 30 years of teaching math and computer science. Buddy was a member of Kure Memorial Lutheran Church. He will be missed greatly. A visitation will be held from 6pm-8pm Tuesday, September 2 at Andrews Mortuary Valley Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 11am Wednesday, September 3 at Kure Memorial Lutheran Church. Condolence to the family at www.andrewsmortuary.com Andrews Valley Chapel
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Published in the Wilmington Star-News on Sept. 1, 2014