James Grady “Buddy” Flippo of Graysville, AL, passed away on August 12, 2019, at the age of 85 at home surrounded by family. He is survived by his wife, Judy, of 64 years, daughter, Cindy Peeples (Alan), grandchildren, Justin Peeples (Becky), Haley Traweek (James), and Hannah Hyatt (Bradley), great-grandchildren, Tanner, Tucker, and Sawyer Pruden, and Mackenzie, Emma Kate, and Joby Peeples.
A retiree from Bristol Steel, Buddy was a veteran of the U.S. Army, as well as a long-time baseball coach. He served on the Park Board for the City of Graysville and was a member of New Beginnings Community Church. An avid Atlanta Braves and Alabama Crimson Tide fan, Buddy loved to fish and play cards with friends.
In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made in Buddy’s honor to New Beginnings Community Church.
Arrangements are as follows: Visitation on August 14, 2019 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm and August 15, 2019 from 8:30 am -11:00 am. Funeral on August 15, 2019 11:00 am, with graveside service to follow. Services to be held at Crestview Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home in Adamsville, AL.