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Robert F. "Buddy" Rich

August 8, 1942 — May 30, 2024

Union

Robert F. “Buddy” Rich passed away on Thursday, May 30th at his home surrounded by his family. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Karen Cross Rich, the love of his life. He was the best father ever to his two daughters, Laura Cully (Chris McKinley) and Leslee Hatter (David). He is also survived by his sister, Alice Gayle Wood, sisters-in-law, Gayle Hummeldorf and Susan Boren (Kenny), 10 grandchildren, Andrew Rich, Samuel Hatter, Daniel Cully (Lauren), Anna Melendez (Miguel), Wyatt Hatter (Jillian), Emma Hatter (fiancé Chris Kemper), Vince Hatter, Caleb Cully, and Kendall Cully, as well as many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his granddaughter, Erin Cully and his brothers, John and Richard Rich. 

He loved going to Waffle House and ordering the “Buddy Sandwich,” drinking the sweetest of sweet tea, and watching racing of any kind.
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