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Samuel Lowell (Bud) Eddinger
Date: 9/9/2017
Location: Thomasville

Mr. Samuel Lowell (Bud) Eddinger, 80, a resident of Old Greensboro Rd., died Saturday, September 9, 2017 at the Henry Etta & Bruce Hinkle Hospice House. He was born on February 12, 1937 in Davidson County, NC to Tom Eddinger and Nova Foust Eddinger. He started his furniture career at Globe Furniture in High Point and retired from Woodmark Furniture in High Point. He was a charter member of Victory Baptist Church. He loved farming, helping his son, Jimmy in landscaping, watermelons, tomatoes and tobacco. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Leola Hege Eddinger on October 3, 2016, whom he married on April 14, 1956; his brothers, Clarence Eddinger, Flay Eddinger, Sr. and David Eddinger; and his sister, Dorothy Meredith. Surviving is his son, Jimmy Eddinger and wife Tonya of Thomasville; his sisters, Margaret Hawks and husband G.R. and Donna Kay Nifong and husband Billy, all of Winston-Salem; grandchildren, Sandee Ely and husband Chris, and Chris Leonard and wife Laura; great-grandchildren, Jake Ely, Ben Ely, Kate Leonard, and Kara Ely; and numerous nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held on Monday, September 11, 2017 at 3:00 pm at Victory Baptist Church with Rev. Jim Vickrey officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday one hour prior to the service at the church from 2:00 – 3:00 pm. Mr. Eddinger will remain at the J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home in Thomasville until taken to the church 30 minutes prior to the visitation. Memorials may be directed to Hospice of Davidson County, 200 Hospice Way, Lexington, NC 27292. Online condolences may be sent to


So sorry to hear about the loss of Bud. Max sure did love his tomatos! Tamara and Linda
~ Tamara Alexander Thomasville , North Carolina
I am so sorry for your loss. May prayers life you up at this time.
~ Kim Walser Thomasville , North Carolina
I am sorry to hear of the death of Mr Eddinger. I have missed him this summer. I always enjoyed talking to him (and Mrs Eddinger in years past)I couldn't wait for him to put out that watermelon sign. He was a sweet sweet man and will be dearly missed.
~ Cynthia Reddick Thomasville , North Carolina