Obituary for Joseph A "Joe or Bud" Maye Jr.
Joseph A. “Bud” Maye, Jr., 69, died Thursday, January 4, 2018, at UNC Medical Center.
Born August 11, 1948, in Sumter, he was a son of the late Joseph A. Maye, Sr. and the late Jean Mosier Maye Lane. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and a U.S. Air Force veteran of Operation Desert Storm. He retired from McEntire Air National Guard Base. He was a master carpenter.
Survivors include two children, Jadé “Buffie” Maye McLeod (Mac) of Sumter and Jeanne Maye Catoe (Matt) of Kershaw; four grandchildren, Tori McLeod Johnson (Aaron), Trey McLeod, Codie Lane Catoe, and Madelyn McKenzie Catoe; a great-grandchild, Leighton Cade Johnson; and a brother, Anthony “Tony” Maye (Beth) of Moneta, Virginia.
A funeral service will be held at 3 P.M. Tuesday in the Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Dr. Eugene Mosier officiating. Burial with military honors will be in the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 P.M. Tuesday at Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and other times at the home of Mac and Buffie McLeod, 2985 Bruce Circle.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 950 48th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577.
Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and Crematorium of Sumter is in charge of the arrangements.