Buddy Dale Vanscoy, 76, a resident of Martinez, Ga., departed this life Sunday morning, May 12, 2013, at his home surrounded by his family.
He was born Oct. 19, 1936, at Kerens, the son of the late Preston David Vanscoy and Alma Mae Hart Vanscoy Lanham.
Buddy attended Randolph County Schools and was a graduate of Davis & Elkins College. He worked as an accountant for more than 40 years prior to retiring in Martinez, Ga. Buddy loved the outdoors, photography and spending time with his family especially his grandchildren.
Surviving are his wife of 57 years, Lona Louise Vanscoy of Martinez, Ga.; four children, Regina Kay Woodcock and husband, Kevin, of Elkins, Pamela Dawn Vanscoy of Augusta, Ga., Ronald Dale Vanscoy of Lawrenceville, Ga., and Scott Craig Vanscoy and wife, Melissa, of McCormick, S.C.; three grandchildren, Jeremy Henning, Melissa Vanscoy and Keyder Woodcock; and three great-grandchildren, Logan, Leila and Aaliyah. Also surviving are two sisters, Emma Lou Teets and Mary Mae Barnhart; and brother, Arnett Lanham Jr., all of Elkins.
Buddy was preceded in death by his brother, Perry Lanham of Wooster, Ohio.
Funeral services will be conducted in the chapel of Thomas Poteet and Son today at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Alan Smith officiating. Interment will follow in Westover Memorial Park, in Augusta, Ga.
Memorials may be made to: Parkinson's Foundation, 2708 W. Terrace Drive, Augusta, GA 30909 or Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 3185 Wheeler Road, Augusta, GA 30909.
The family received friends Wednesday at Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907, 706-364-8484. Please sign the guestbook at www.thomaspoteet.com.