Buddy Floyd Freidel, 73, of Eagle Point, Ore., passed away Monday, Mar. 21, 2011, at his home.

Buddy was born January 2, 1938, in Kansas City, Kan., to Floyd and Myrtle Freidel. On May 1, 2005, he married Patricia Snyder in Central Point, Ore.

Buddy graduated from Salinas Union High School in Salinas, Calif. He was active in sports. As an adult, he served in the U.S. Air Force.

Buddy is survived by his wife, Patricia; son, Thomas Freidel; daughter, Christine Freidel; stepdaughter, Shana Beaty; sister, Shirley Bellue; and three grandchildren.

A memorial service is planned for Saturday, Mar. 26, 2011, 11 a.m., at Butte Creek Bible Church, 429 North Royal, Eagle Point, OR. Pastor Chris Naranjo will officiate. He will be buried at Eagle Point National Cemetery.

Arrangements are by Conger~Morris Central Point Chapel, 541-664-3361.