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William Taylor Waldrip

November 13, 1939 ~ October 4, 2020 (age 80)

Obituary

William Waldrip, age 80, passed away October 4, 2020.  He received his Bachelor of Science degree form the University of Southern Mississippi and his Master’s degree from William Carey.  A retired teacher, coach, and bus driver, he enjoyed sports and was a big fan of Mississippi State and the New Orleans Saints. 

He is preceded in death by his parents, Taylor and Winnie Rochester Waldrip; brother, Paul Waldrip; and sisters, Ellen Hargrave and Lena Marchioni.

Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife of 54 years, Jean Waldrip; daughter, Penny (Kelby) Bufkin of McLain, MS; son, Jeff Waldrip of Portland, OR; grandchildren, Raine Bufkin, Emma Bufkin, Claire Waldrip, and Nora Waldrip; sister, Ruth Summerlin of Canton, MS; numerous other relatives and friends.               

The Visitation for William Waldrip will be Thursday, October 8, 2020, from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM at Moments Funeral Home.  The Funeral Service will begin at 11:00 AM in the funeral home chapel with Dr. Paul Brashier officiating.  Burial will follow in Rocky Creek Cemetery.  Pallbearers include Carl D. Havard, John Havard, Mike Courtney, Kelby Bufkin, Raine Bufkin and Fedele Marchioni.  Honorary pallbearers include Joe Dixon, C. J. Mason, Allen Albritton, Carl Knight, Ronnie Massey, Dr. James Sones, Carroll Dungan, Marshall Stevens and Jerry Wallace. 

Moments Funeral Home, locally owned and operated in Lucedale, Mississippi is honored to be in charge of arrangements. 

 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
October 8, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Moments Funeral Home
7158 Highway 63 South
Lucedale, MS 39452

Funeral Service
Thursday
October 8, 2020

11:00 AM
Moments Funeral Home
7158 Highway 63 South
Lucedale, MS 39452

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