The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

October 10, 2013

William ‘Buddy’ Caudle, age 73, of Albemarle, dies Oct. 7, 2013 in Charlotte


Tuesday, October 8, 2013 — William “Buddy” Lynnington Caudle, 73 years of age, of Albemarle, passed away Monday, October 7, 2013, at Carolinas Medical Center-Main in Charlotte.

William was born May 16, 1940, in Stanly County to the late William Lynnington Caudle Sr. and the late Lucy Geneva Caudle. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Ann Thomas Caudle and sister, Linda Carpenter.

The family will receive friends from 9:30-11 a.m. October 10, 2013, at Hartsell Funeral Home in Albemarle. The funeral service, officiated by Pastor Brandon Bowers and Pastor Tony Creel, will be at 11 a.m. following visitation in Hartsell Funeral Home’s Lefler Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow at Fairview Memorial Park in Albemarle.

He is survived by his sons, Michael Caudle and wife Ann of New London and Greg Caudle and wife Wyannette of Albemarle; daughter, Crystal Sides of Albemarle; brothers, Ed Caudle, Cecil Caudle and Darrell Caudle; sister, Shirley Hicks; six grandchildren, Dustin, Cody and Hannah Caudle and Andrea Caudle Dunn and Montana and McKenzie Sides; and one great-grandchild, Bristol Caudle.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the Caudle family.

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