Thomas “Buddy” Waldrop, 63, passed away Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, in Lakeland.
Born Nov. 16, 1949, in Bartow, he was the son of the late James D. Waldrop and Betty Waldrop of Bartow.
Buddy was a Vietnam veteran, serving in the U.S. Marine Corps.
He worked as an electrician for C.E. Construction in Mulberry.
Buddy is survived by his mother, Betty H. Waldrop of Bartow; his brother, David Waldrop (Grace) of Atlanta, Ga., his two sisters; Jimmie Waldrop of Bartow, Betsy Landry (Gary) of Lakeland; and two nephews, Michael C. Mooneyham of Gainesville, Ga., and Andrew R. Landry of Lakeland.
Friends and family are invited to a memorial service that is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 9 at 2 p.m. at the Antioch Baptist Church, 4335 Transport Road, Bartow.
Inurnment will take place at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made Good Shepherd Hospice, 105 Arneson Ave., Auburndale, FL 33823.
Condolences at www.whidden
Whidden McLean Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.