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 Herman Lamar “Buddy” Gantt

Herman Lamar “"Buddy"” Gantt

North Carolina, USA
Death 14 Nov 2006 (aged 78)
Grayson County, Virginia, USA
Burial Comers Rock, Grayson County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 86867557 · View Source
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Herman Lamar "Buddy" Gantt died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2006 in Elk Creek, VA. He was born in Shelby, NC July 18, 1928. Buddy was an outstanding athlete. He earned a football scholarship to Gardner Webb College, where he played right halfback. He is also a graduate of the University of SC
Buddy was a veteran of both the US Navy and the Marine Corps. He served his country both WWII and the Korean War. He enjoyed his life to the fullest, preferring the outdoors. He was was an avid gardener, enjoyed woodworking stone masonry, landscape painting, growing Christmas trees and the company of his cats.
Buddy was predeceased by his wife, Jessie York Gantt, his father, Weldon Gantt, his mother, Ruth Moss; and his stepmother, Ellen Gantt.
A graveside service will be conducted Friday Nov. 17 at l pm in Comers Rock Cemetery, Elk Creek, VA The Rev. Owen Moore will officiate

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  • Created by: Peggy Cornett Greene
  • Added: 16 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 86867557
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Herman Lamar “"Buddy"” Gantt (18 Jul 1928–14 Nov 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86867557, citing Comers Rock Cemetery, Comers Rock, Grayson County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Peggy Cornett Greene (contributor 47571666) .