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Charles "Buddy" Franklin Petry
August 19, 1937 ~ April 3, 2023 (age 85) 85 Years Old
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Charles F. "Buddy" Petry, 85 of Belva, WV, passed away Monday April 3, 2023.
He was preceded in death by his parents George and Eva Petry, wife; Nancy Petry, daughter; Sheree Petry.
He is survived by his son Sam Petry of Virginia; daughter, Evelyn Petry of Clay; stepson Marvin Muck of Kentucky; grandchildren, Morgan, Blake, Aleigha, Stevie, Jacetyn, Evander, Angel and many nieces and nephews.
Buddy started in business in 1960 as a merchant, expanded to include a gas station and music recording studio. Buddy loved playing and teaching guitar and pedal steel guitar and performing with his bands The Chaparrals, Cowboy Jazz and Dixie Highway as well as many other music projects with many of the areas finest musicians, who he admired deeply. He is a graduate of Gauley Bridge HS and served in the USMC.
Visitation Service will be Monday, April 10, 2023, with a two-hour viewing from 11 am – 1:00 pm at Pennington Smith Funeral Home, Gauley Bridge, WV, with a graveside service following at 2:00 pm at Hill Cemetery in Belva, WV.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.carlwilsonfuneralhome.com
Pennington Smith Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Petry family.