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B. F. "Buddy" Lorimer III

April 21, 1942 - August 30, 2014
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B. F. "Buddy" Lorimer, III, of Chattanooga, passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, August 30, 2014. He was 72 years old. Buddy was a native of Rockwood, Tennessee, worked at Booth Funeral Home while in High School and was the son of the late Buford Lorimer, Jr. and Reba Powell Lorimer. He graduated from Rockwood High School in 1960, attended Carson Newman College and graduated from John A. Gupton Mortuary College in 1963. Buddy work many years as a Tennessee Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer with Chattanooga Funeral Home. He also held a Tennessee Life Insurance Agent Licenses. He was a member of Bayside Baptist...
B. F. "Buddy" Lorimer, III, of Chattanooga, passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, August 30, 2014. He was 72 years old.

Buddy was a native of Rockwood, Tennessee, worked at Booth Funeral Home while in High School and was the son of the late Buford Lorimer, Jr. and Reba Powell Lorimer.

He graduated from Rockwood High School in 1960, attended Carson Newman College and graduated from John A. Gupton Mortuary College in 1963.

Buddy work many years as a Tennessee Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer with Chattanooga Funeral Home. He also held a Tennessee Life Insurance Agent Licenses.

He was a member of Bayside Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Margaret Weatherford Lorimer; daughter, Jennifer L Loveless and husband Tony; four grandchildren, Jacquelyn and Leia Banther, T. J. (Tashia) and Josh Loveless siblings, Connie Jo Haggard and husband Larry of Chapel Hill, TN, Raymond Weatherford, Crossville, TN, Helen Neal, Kingston, TN, Ila Fletchall and Leon (Pat) Weatherford both of Harriman, TN, Betty (Jerry) Todd, Ft. Oglethorpe, GA and Robert (June) Weatherford, Wartburg, TN; several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 7 pm on Wednesday at the North Chapel.

A celebration of Buddy's life will follow at 7 pm on Wednesday at the funeral home chapel with Hall Blankenship and Major Chaplain Kelvin Todd U. S. Army will be officiating.

Graveside services will be held at 11 am on Thursday in Hamilton Memorial Gardens.

Special thanks to the staff and nurses at Hospice of Chattanooga for all their caring services.

The family has asked that memorial contributions be made in Buddy's name to Bayside Baptist Church, 6100 Highway 58, Harrison, TN 37341.

Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson.

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"Buddy, you brought so much warmth and comfort into you Coffee Shop friends' lives. Rest well. Margaret, we are praying that you, your family and friends..." Anne S (Atlanta, GA)

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