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Robert Earl Pelfrey

December 15, 1934 - April 2, 2017

Service Date: April 5, 2017

Robert Earl ‘Bud’ Pelfrey, 82, of Anderson, SC, passed away Sunday, April 2, 2017 at Richard M. Campbell Veterans Nursing Home.

Born in Oconee County, SC; he was the son of the late Lester Leo and Bertie Rogers Pelfrey.  Bud was retired from the Coca Cola Bottling Company, of the Baptist Faith, and was a Veteran of the US Navy.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Juanita Justice Pelfrey; daughters:  Gail Whittaker (Andrew), of Anderson, SC and Patti Chasteen (Scott), of Honea Path, SC; brother, Frank Pelfrey, of Liberty, SC; sister, Mary Lou Baumgarner of Williston, SC; grandchildren:  Dr. Brandon Chasteen (Mason) of Greenville, SC, Drew Whittaker (Hayley), and Jordan Whittaker of Anderson, SC; and 2 great-grandchildren.

Services will be held on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 1pm at Sosebee Mortuary, South Chapel.  Burial will follow at MJ Dolly Cooper Veteran Cemetery with Military Honors.

The family will receive friends prior to the service on Wednesday at the Mortuary from 12pm – 1pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

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Sosebee Mortuary and Crematory, South Chapel, is assisting the family.