Obituaries

Mitchell Moore
B: 1962-01-01
D: 2017-11-17
View Details
Moore, Mitchell
Charles Carter
B: 1925-12-07
D: 2017-11-16
View Details
Carter, Charles
Frances Bowers
D: 2017-11-16
View Details
Bowers, Frances
Wade Bowden
B: 1968-02-22
D: 2017-11-15
View Details
Bowden, Wade
Willie Porterfield
D: 2017-11-15
View Details
Porterfield, Willie
Robbie Lewis
B: 1950-12-04
D: 2017-11-14
View Details
Lewis, Robbie
Milton Dendy
B: 1915-05-17
D: 2017-11-14
View Details
Dendy, Milton
Vern Hammond
D: 2017-11-13
View Details
Hammond, Vern
Donald Weaver
B: 1936-12-04
D: 2017-11-12
View Details
Weaver, Donald
Pramila Patel
B: 1937-02-16
D: 2017-11-12
View Details
Patel, Pramila
Richard Hindt
D: 2017-11-12
View Details
Hindt, Richard
Melissa Smith
B: 1976-12-28
D: 2017-11-11
View Details
Smith, Melissa
Patrick Bunn
B: 1981-12-17
D: 2017-11-11
View Details
Bunn, Patrick
Cedrick Bianchi
B: 1941-05-15
D: 2017-11-11
View Details
Bianchi, Cedrick
Janice Flanagan
D: 2017-11-11
View Details
Flanagan, Janice
Flo Carter
B: 1930-12-18
D: 2017-11-10
View Details
Carter, Flo
Charles Harris
B: 1923-03-12
D: 2017-11-09
View Details
Harris, Charles
Carol Huff
D: 2017-11-08
View Details
Huff, Carol
Catheryne Grogan
D: 2017-11-07
View Details
Grogan, Catheryne
Donald Draper
B: 1940-09-03
D: 2017-11-07
View Details
Draper, Donald
John Reilly
B: 1931-11-02
D: 2017-11-06
View Details
Reilly, John

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
4355 Lexington Road
Athens, GA 30605
Phone: (706) 546-1587
Fax: (706) 548-7984
Harvey Downs Harvey Downs Harvey Downs Harvey Downs Harvey Downs Harvey Downs Harvey Downs Harvey Downs Harvey Downs Harvey Downs Harvey Downs Harvey Downs Harvey Downs Harvey Downs Harvey Downs
In Memory of
Harvey Osborne "Buddy" Downs
1944 - 2017
Memorial Candle Tribute From
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home East
"We are pleased to provide this Book of Memories to the family."
View full message >>>
Memorial Candle Tribute From
Richard Lampton
"My prayers and blessings are with the family and may it be everlasting."
View full message >>>

Obituary for Harvey Osborne "Buddy" Downs

Harvey Osborne "Buddy" Downs
Harvey O. “Buddy” Downs, Jr., 72, husband of Holley Downs, died Monday, April 3, 2017.

Born in Athens on December 17, 1944, he was the son of the late Harvey O. Downs, Sr. and Lizzie Lou Dickens Downs. Buddy was a lifelong resident of Oconee County. He graduated from Oconee County High School in 1962 and The University of Georgia in 1968. He retired from Benson’s Old Home Kitchen after 20+ years, and he and his wife Holley later opened Downs Preschool in 1984 and retired in 2005. Buddy served on the Oconee County Tax Assessors Board for 25 years and as chairman for 10 years.

Buddy is survived by his wife, Holley, three children: Lisa Downs (Glenn) Henry of Watkinsville, Trey (Gabriela) Downs of Eastville, Jordan (Ashley) Downs of Bishop; grandchildren: Christopher (Tiffany) Bannister, Cory (Catherine) Henry, Casey Henry, Avery Downs, Emily Downs, Raphael Jimenez, Raquel Jimenez, Veronica Jimenez and Peyton Downs and two great grandchildren: Dakota and Blakely Bannister.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 3PM at Lord & Stephens West Chapel with Rev. Tommy Cochran officiating. The family will receive friends from 1 until 3. Interment will follow at Oconee Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Compassionate Care Hospice Foundation, 248 E. Chestnut Hill Road, Suite 4, Newark, DE 19713 or ESP, PO Box 615, Watkinsville, GA 30677.

Lord & Stephens West is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com
Order Flowers