Clinton “Buddy” Anderson, 64, of St. Marys passed away in the early morning hours Saturday, April 15, 2017, following a lengthy illness.
Buddy was born June 17, 1952 in Waycross. He was a welder with Gilman Paper Company, retiring with 32 years of service, and also a welder with Elliott’s in Jacksonville, Fla., for 10 years. Buddy was a member of the Tarboro Hunting Club and an avid sportsman.
A celebration of Buddy’s life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys.
Survivors include his wife, DJ Anderson of St. Marys; mother, Bobbie Carter Bates of Waycross; sisters, Deborah McCrea of Alma and Patricia Stephenson (Steve) of Waycross; children, Raquel Ayres (Mike) of Tampa, Fla., Dylan Anderson and Ryan Anderson both of St. Marys; two stepsons, Shane Nix (Susan) of Kingsland and Shawn Nix (Debbie) of Nashville, Ga.; grandchildren, Brandon Nix, Kyle Nix, McKayla Ayres, Hudson Ayres and Hayes Ayres; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family requests, in lieu of flowers, that donations be made to the American Cancer Society.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.