1948 – 2018
Joseph A. “Bud” Maye, Jr. of Tabor City died Thursday, Jan. in UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill. He was 69.
Born Aug. 11, 1948, in Sumter, he was a son of the late Joseph A. Maye, Sr. and the late Jean Mosier Maye Lane. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and a U.S. Air Force veteran of Operation Desert Storm.
He retired from McEntire Air National Guard Base. He was a master carpenter.
Survivors include two children, Jadé “Buffie” Maye McLeod of Sumter and Jeanne Maye Catoe of Kershaw; four grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and a brother, Anthony “Tony” Maye of Moneta, Virginia.
A funeral service was planned for 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, in Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home chapel in Sumter with the Rev. Dr. Eugene Mosier officiating, burial with military honors following in the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery.
Family planned to receive friends during the hour preceding the funeral at Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and other times at the home of Mac and Buffie McLeod, 2985 Bruce Circle.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 950 48th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577.
A guest register is available here.