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Buddy Donald H. Townsend

1942 ~ 2020 (age 77)


Buddy Townsend 77, of Silver City, passed away peacefully in his home on May 11, 2020. A private burial will be held at Fort Bayard National Cemetery under the direction of Bright Funeral Home.

Living most of his life in Silver City Buddy was a great electrician and carpenter, a “jack of all trades” for many of his friends in this area. You never saw Buddy without his Blue Heeler best friend Azul who was always by his side.

Buddy is survived by his two sons Shane (Abbey) and Troy (Annie), his brother Gary (Shirley) Townsend, two grandsons Tucker Fraser and Keith Townsend a granddaughter Ashley (Cody) Moon and great grandson Allen Moon. He is preceded in death by his parents Porter and Corine Townsend, his sister Doris Melton and two daughters Tammy and Amy Townsend.

Buddy will be greatly missed by Azul, his many friends, and his family. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, “A Loving and Caring Place to Celebrate, Honor, and Remember A Life Lived.”  210 W. College Ave., Silver City, NM  88061. Phone 575-388-1911. Remembrances can be made at www.hbrightfuneral.net

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