Buddy Lawhorn, 69, of Buena Vista died Nov. 13

Gleonard Lewis “Buddy” Lawhorn, 69, of Buena Vista, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

Born April 12, 1950, in Staunton, he was a son of the late Leonard Lawhorn and Demearise Rohr Lawhorn.

He was also preceded in death by a sister, Frenchie Mullins, and a brother, Raymond Lawhorn.

Buddy retired from VMI with 20 years of service.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, bowling, and spending time with the family.

Surviving are his wife of 48 years, Doris Lawhorn; two daughters, Teresa Camden (Barry) and Lisa Suthers (Justin), all of Buena Vista; five grandchildren, Colby Camden, Caden, Cameron, Corbin and Bristol Suthers; siblings, Pearl Lasley (CC) and Curtis Lawhorn (Krista), all of Mineral Wells, Texas, and James “Butch” Lawhorn of Lexington; and numerous nephews and nieces.

The family wants to give special thanks to Shelly Clark Lilley.

A memorial service will be conducted at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18,  at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Buena Vista.  Family will greet friends following the service at the church.

Arrangements are being handled by Bolling, Grose, & Lotts Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

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