Obituary- Buddy Dick

Oct 2nd, 2017 | By | Category: News, Obituaries

buddyLifetime Tennessee Walking Horse Trainers’ Association member Buddy Gene Dick passed away September 23, 2017. He was 77 years old. Buddy was born in Science Hill, Kentucky on October 7, 1939 to Columbus and Mary Dick.
He was a great supporter of the Tennessee Walking Horse. He made a career of training and in 1997 moved to Columbia, Tennessee to join his son Rodney at Twin Hills Training Facility. In 2000 he won his first World Grand Championship on Steel Connection. The father/son training team moved to Finish Line Farms in Unionville, Tennessee in 2002 where he remained a familiar face until his illness. His church membership was at Ferndale Baptist Church in Liberty, Kentucky.
A Memorial service will be held Saturday, September 30, 2017 at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel in Shelbyville. Brother Steve Murphree will officiate. The family will receive visitors beginning at 11:00am until time of funeral.
Survivors include three sons, Rodney (Susan) Dick of Unionville, Bradley Dick, of Springhill, TN and Matthew Dick, of Gallatin; two daughters, Schella Grider, of Nicholasville, Kentucky and Wilma Jean Charles (Rodney Justice) of Pikeville, Kentucky; grandchildren, Chasity, Scottie, Amanda, David Lee, Hilary, and Shaun; great grandchildren, Jacob Hogue, Emily, Daniel, and Katie Stanley, Braxton and Bryson Johnson, Fraceska Charles, Camden Cowen, and Oakley and Makayla Dick.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Tennessee Walking Horse Trainers Association, P.O. Box 61, Shelbyville, TN 37162. The Scoop sends our deepest sympathy to the Dick Family.

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