Howard 'Buddy' Wardwell


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ANDERSON [mdash] Howard Edward "Buddy" Wardwell, 69, died Aug. 28, 2019.
He was a graduate of Anderson High School.
Survivors include his wife of 41 years, Paula; mother, Jeannette Wardwell Toney; children, Mike (Megan Joy), Dennis (Megan), Chris (Jenny), and Charlotte (Rick) Buckley; sisters, Lana, Cathy B. (Clete), Carrie (Kevin) and Jennifer; 13 grandchildren with one on the way; eight nieces and nephews; and eight great-nieces and nephews.
His father, Howard Wardwell Sr. passed away in 1992.
He was employed for the British Merchant Marines for 2 1/2 years and loved being on the ship. He retired from the Kennedy Space Center after 33 years.
In May 2001, he was awarded the Astronautic Personal Achievement Silver Snoopy awards and also had many other awards.
A memorial service will be at 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at New Life Church of the Nazarene, 3615 Raible Ave., Anderson.
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Published on September 4, 2019
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6 posts

Nancy A Gokee
Sep 07, 2019
We are very sorry for your loss.
Judith K Jackson
Sep 07, 2019
May God grant you peace .
Rebecca Sheller
Sep 07, 2019
Jennifer I am praying for you and your family during this sad time. Your brother had some amazing accomplishments during his life. I’m sure he will be missed by many.
Karen Berry
Sep 05, 2019
Blue Caribbean was purchased for the family of Howard 'Buddy' Wardwell by Karen Berry.  Send flowers
Cathy Ray
Sep 04, 2019
I am so very sorry. I will be praying for you and family.
Roy G Buckner
Sep 04, 2019
you had a good life Buddy . god bless you.