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Leldon W "Buddy" Compton
Birth: Jun. 4, 1910
Eastland County
Texas, USA
Death: Jul. 17, 1993
Nolan County
Texas, USA



Services for L. W. (Buddy) Compton, 83, of Colorado City were held at10 a.m. Tuesday at graveside with the Rev. Leon Green officiating. Burial was in the Colorado City Cemetery.

Mr. Compton died July 17, 1993 at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital in Sweetwater, Texas. He was born June 3, 1910 in Nimrod, Eastland County, Texas. He married Ina Bess Lee September 19, 1936 in Sweetwater, she preceded him in death on January 15, 1957. He was also preceded in death by his parents, Harvey and Ora Compton, three brothers, Clarence Compton, Clint Compton and Dick Compton; one sister, Lucile Compton.

Survivors include two sons Clinton Edward (Buddy) Compton of San Antonio and Stephen Ray Compton of Los Angeles, California; two daughters, Mary Beth Love of Houston and Marsha Mann of Coahoma; one brother Harvey Compton of Irving; four sisters, Hazel McCollum of Loraine, Grace Wyatt, Claudia McCreary, and Joyce Knappe of Big Spring.
Ten grandchildren, Scott Love, Leslie Fletcher, Douglas Love, Ann Zigler, Kaci Compton, Wade Compton, Jan Compton, Terri Pearson, Jerry Mann and Jessica Compton; nine great grandchildren, Jamie Jameson, Kari Jameson, Hollie Fletcher, Tyson Zigler, Lauren Zigler, Brandi Compton, Tanya Pitzer, Kala Mann, and Brandon Wyatt.
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  Harvey Eugene Compton (1878 - 1934)
  Ora Elbert Free Compton (1883 - 1974)
  Ina Bess Lee Compton (1915 - 1957)
  Marsha Ellen Compton Mann (1944 - 2013)*
  Stephen Ray Compton (1949 - 1997)*
  Clarence Eugene Compton (1902 - 1902)*
  Clinton Eugene Compton (1904 - 1941)*
  Richard C "Dick" Compton (1905 - 1976)*
  Hazel Ethel Compton McCollum (1907 - 2001)*
  Leldon W "Buddy" Compton (1910 - 1993)
  Lucile Compton (1912 - 1914)*
  Betsy Grace Compton Wyatt (1916 - 1994)*
  Harvey Eugene Compton (1918 - 2004)*
  Claudia Faye Compton McCreary (1920 - 2014)*
  Joyce Myrle Compton Knappe (1923 - 2000)*
*Calculated relationship
Colorado City Cemetery
Colorado City
Mitchell County
Texas, USA
Plot: C-26-02
Created by: Beth
Record added: Jun 03, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19697980
Leldon W Buddy Compton
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Love to my Dad!
- Beth
 Added: Aug. 16, 2016
In life loved so dearly ~ In death a precious memory~*~
- Missing*U*Always ~ Loving*U*Forever
 Added: Aug. 13, 2016
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- Arleta ♥
 Added: Jul. 17, 2016
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