James A. VandergriftJune 14, 1932 ~ January 11, 2018 (age 85)
James A. "Buddy" Vandergrift, 85, retired carpenter, died January 11, 2018, in Memphis. The widower of Carolyn Lawrence Vandergrift, he leaves daughter Anita (Mark) Davis of Covington; sons James A. "Jimmy" (Rebecca) Vandergrift, Jr. and Thomas Greg (Karen) Vandergrift, both of Covington; sister Dot (Clayton) Beckett of Covington; brothers Houston (Dianne) Vandergrift of Covington and Bobby Wayne (Linda) Vandergrift of Munford; grandchildren Michael Vandergrift, Kelli Sanders, Tracey Blankenship, Brittney Daugherty, Stephanie Vandergrift, and Austin Vandergrift; and eight great-grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by his daughter Mary Jo Davis; and sisters Martha Benton and Marie Chumley.
Visitation for Mr. Vandergrift will be 4-6PM Sunday, January 14, with funeral services officiated by Bro. Dennis Peeler and Dr. Walter Owens 1PM Monday, January 15, all at Maley-Yarbrough Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Covington Memorial Gardens.