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Funeral service for John Leo “Buddy” Arledge, 65, was held on Monday at Antioch Baptist Church with burial in Malvern Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Danny Hedgepath officiated. The family received friends Sunday at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

Buddy passed away at KershawHealth on Friday, February 1, 2019. Born in Camden, he was the son of the late William Eugene Arledge Sr. and Eunice Bullard Arledge.  He retired from DuPont and attended Antioch Baptist Church. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. His greatest joy was his family especially his grandchildren.

Surviving are his wife of 48 years, Shelia Ann Skipper Arledge; son, Trampes Lee Arledge (Kelly) of Camden; daughter, Chrystal Hinson (Eric) of Camden; sister, Doris “Tootie” Parker (James); brother, William “Sonny” Arledge, Jr. (Ruth); and grandchildren, Andrew Arledge, Wyatt Arledge, Millee Arledge, Kinlyn Hinson and Kearson Hinson. He was predeceased by sister, Marie Kelly; and brother, James “Buzzy” Arledge.

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