LIBERTY, N.C. - Mr. Dewey "Bud" Gaddy Jr., 65, of 7910 Oakgrove Church Road, Liberty, died Nov. 8, 2012 at Alamance Regional Medical Center.
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Bud was born in Dillon County, S.C. He was a lifelong tree care professional, owning and operating Carolina Tree Service. He loved restoring muscle cars. A loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother, he was of the Baptist faith. Bud was a friend to all and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Survivors include his wife, Vela "Doodle" Gaddy, of the home; sons, Dewey Michael Gaddy (Darlene) of Clinton, N.C., Donald Lynn Gaddy (Carolyn) of Greenville, N.C. and Roger David Skenes (Pam) of Burlington, N.C.; daughters, Susie Hill (Kenny) of Burlington and Tammy Decker (Karl) of Liberty; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sisters, Luro Dean Berry of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Carolyn Outlar of Dillon, S.C., Norma Jean Huggins of Greensburg, Pa. and Tammy Lynn Berry of Bennettsville, S.C; brother, Jesse "Duke" Gaddy of Dillon, S.C.; special brother-in-law, Jeff Whitacre (Jenn) of Liberty; special niece, Janice Berry of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; and numerous other nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Dewey Gaddy and Lula Mae Hyatt Gaddy Berry; sister, Cathy Ann Barfield; and brothers, Ronnie and Ray Berry.
The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 until 8 Saturday evening. At other times they will be at the residence.
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012 in the McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham, N.C. by the Rev. Jeff Johnson. Burial will be in Alamance Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the
, 4 Oak Branch Drive, Greensboro, NC 27407 or to the
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