Julius Hamilton "Buddy" King, 80, resident of 365 Bulls Horne Rd. husband of Jean Bradberry King died Wednesday Dec. 13, 2006 at Abbeville Nursing Home.
Born in Abbeville Co. SC he was a son of the late Benjamin H. and Bessie Ervin King.
He was a World War II Navy veteran. Buddy was retired from the United States Postal Service in Greenville, SC. He was a mason and a member of the Spartanburg Lodge. He was an active member of New Hope Presbyterian Church were he served as a deacon and elder of the church. He was also the former Superintendent of the Sunday School Classes.
He is survived by: His beloved wife of 59 years Jean Bradberry King of the home; 1 daughter Sandy Harper of Abbeville, SC; 2 sons Michael King and his wife Aggie of Easley, SC and Mark King and his wife Susan of Abbeville, SC; 1 brother Allen King of Abbeville, SC; 1 sister Jean McCalla of Iva, SC; 4 grandchildren Ashley King, Jeremy King, Heather Rico and Abby Abner; 1 great-grandchild Reagan Rico.
Memorials may be made to New Hope Presbyterian Church, 1484 Hwy. 28 By-Pass Abbeville, SC 29620.