Services for DeWitt (Buddy) DeWeese, Jr. will be held Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, at 3 p.m. from the Ridgeland Chapel of Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home.

Interment will follow the service in Parkway Memorial Cemetery.

Mr. DeWeese, 86, died Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, in Chautauqua, N.Y.

Buddy was a member of the Neshoba County American Legion and he served his country during World War II aboard the USS Chicago.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Harriett and DeWitt DeWeese; sisters, Shirley Black and Joan Nelson; and son, Dan DeWeese.

Survivors include wife, Karreen DeWeese; son, DeWitt DeWeese, III; sister, Dawn Chimes of Sarasota, Fla.; three grandchildren; one step-daughter; two step-sons; and two step-grandchildren.

The family request that in lieu of flowers please consider donations to MADCAAP, 1341 South Liberty, Canton, MS 39046 or Friends For A Cause, P.O. Box 2912, Madison, MS 39110. Online guestbook