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Howard E. "Buddy" Cheatwood

February 3, 1942 — December 12, 2021

Howard E. “Buddy” Cheatwood

Moore, SC- Howard E. “Buddy” Cheatwood, 79, husband of the late Nancy Wingo Cheatwood, died Sunday, December 12, 2021.

Born February 3, 1942 in Spartanburg, SC, Buddy was a son of the late Howard Vernon and Grace Susie Steading Cheatwood. He was the owner and operator of Cheatwood Automotive for over 50 years and was a longtime member of Bethlehem Baptist Church.

Buddy is survived by nieces, Kathryn McCall (Mike), Jennifer Smith, Karen Wingo Hollifield, Tina Wingo Scales, and Lisa Roberson; nephews, Jimmy Cogdill, Donnie Wingo, Jeff Wingo, Michael Roberson, Ken Wingo, and Mark Wingo; great niece, Constance Wellman; great nephew, Buddy McCall; great-great nieces, Taylor Riser and Kathryn Wellman; great-great nephew, Matthew Cogdill; and sisters in-law, Cathy and Faye Wingo.

In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by a sister, Carolyn Cogdill.

The family would like to thank Mike Bailey, who has been a longtime employee of Cheatwood Automotive since 1993, and Bonnie Whitt, a faithful caregiver, for their loyal support.

Graveside services will be held Thursday, December 16th, 2:00PM in Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery, officiated by Reverend Sal Barone.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Spartanburg Humane Society, 150 Dexter Road, Spartanburg, SC 29303.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at

Dunbar Funeral Home & Crematory

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Thursday, December 16, 2021

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