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Harold “Buddy” Dewitt Kinlaw


Harold “Buddy” Dewitt Kinlaw, 77, died Friday, Sept. 16, 2016. He was born in Columbus County May 17, 1939, the son of the late Thomas Dewitt Kinlaw and Rosa Lee Powers Kinlaw. He was married to the late Flora Mae McCrackin Kinlaw.
He was preceded in death by his wife; parents; four brothers, Joseph, T.J., Daniel and Ray Kinlaw; and one sister, Shirley Kinlaw Stubbs.
He served four years in the Navy and retired from CP&L following 35 years of service.
Buddy’s funeral service will be conducted at 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19 in the chapel of Peacock Funeral Home with Rev. Willard McPherson officiating. Burial will be in Peacock’s Columbus Memorial Park.
He is survived by two sons, Craven Kinlaw and fiance,  Dana Shipman, of Greensboro and Carson Kinlaw and  wife, Susan, of Whiteville; two stepdaughters, Mary Hardee and husband, Richard, of Concord and Gail Moose of Whiteville; three brothers, Edward Kinlaw and wife, Cynthia, of Chadbourn, Willie Kinlaw and wife, Shellie, of Conway, S.C., Mack Kinlaw of Whiteville; three sisters, Lillie Sealey and husband, Craven, of Evergreen, Faye Truesdale and husband, Stephen, and Kaye Jones, all of Whiteville; four grandchildren, Nicole Kinlaw,  Bryson Rich, Justin Rich and Gabrielle Kinlaw;  and one great-granddaughter, Bree Kinlaw
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