Harold Leroy (Buster) Biddix, 79, of the Birdtown Community, went home to be with the Lord, Saturday, June 22, 2013 in a Buncombe County Hospital. A native of Swain County, he was the son of the late John Taylor and Jane Bradley. He was a U.S. Army Veteran having served during the Korean Conflict. He was preceded in death by a sister, Alzena Bradley and a son, Michael Biddix.
He is survived by his wife of over 50 years, Nancy W. Biddix; six children, Harold Biddix Jr. and wife Sheila of Ramseur, Henderson Biddix of Cherokee, Polly Bigwitch and husband James of Cherokee, John Biddix and wife Elsie of Cherokee, Garrett Biddix of Cherokee, and Fred Biddix of Cherokee; 17 grandchildren, and 19 great grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held at 2pm on Wednesday, June 26 in the Chapel of Crisp Funeral Home. Rev. James (Bo) Parris will officiate with burial in the Birdtown Cemetery with military graveside rites being conducted by the Steve Youngdeer American Legion Post 143 in Cherokee.
The family will receive friends from 3-9pm on Tuesday, June 25 at the Funeral Home.