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Official Obituary of

Buddy Lee Caviness

August 24, 1938 ~ March 26, 2024 (age 85) 85 Years Old

Buddy Caviness Obituary

Buddy Lee Caviness, 85, of Luray, passed away on Tuesday, March 26, 2024, at Whispering Pines Assisted Living.

He was born on August 24, 1938, in Lynchburg and was a son of the late Wilson Carl Caviness and Verna Mae Dawson Clark.

Buddy served as pastor of Mount Carmel Regular Baptist Church in Luray for 32 years.

On August 8, 1958, he married Norma Jean Sizemore Caviness, who died on January 5, 2009.

He is survived by two sons, Anthony Lee "Andy" Caviness and wife Rebecca, and Brian Caviness and wife Teresa, all of Luray; two daughters, Christal Burrill and husband Bryant of Luray, and Denise Palmer and husband Chris of Chester; a brother, Mickey Caviness and Patty of Shenandoah; 16 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister, Joyce McBride; and two brothers, Kenneth Wade and Ronnie Caviness.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 30, at the Mount Carmel Regular Baptist Church by Pastor Chris Palmer. The family will receive friends following the service.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Sunday, March 31, at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Covington.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Mount Carmel Christian Academy in Luray.

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A Funeral Service
March 30, 2024

11:00 AM
Mount Carmel Regular Baptist Church

Graveside Service
March 31, 2024

11:00 AM
Cedar Hill Cemetery
333 W. Locust St.
Covington, VA 24426


Mount Carmel Christian Academy
Luray VA 22835


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