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Paul F. Buddy Tapscott, 73
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Funeral service for MSgt. Paul F. Buddy Tapscott, 73, will be Sunday, April 24, at 3 p.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Hartselle, Alabama.

Funeral service for MSgt. Paul F. “Buddy” Tapscott, 73, will be Sunday, April 24, at 3 p.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Hartselle, Ala., ­with Bro. Clyde Ledlow and Rev. Joey Coots officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing. Burial will follow at the adjacent Mt. Zion Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the church.
Mr. Tapscott died Friday, April 22, at Decatur Morgan Hospital. He was born July 9, 1942, in Morgan County to Clarence Paul Tapscott and Frances Catherine Wiley Tapscott. He served with the U.S. Army for almost 30 years. He was a Mason and Gideon and was a licensed a pilot.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife Betty Sue Clines Tapscott, daughter Joy Tapscott Tomlinson and sister Shirley Tapscott Johnson. The family wishes to express a special thanks to Daina Horton for her love and support.
Survivors include wife Brenda Tapscott, son Chris Alexander (Terri), daughters Jackie Tapscott Eubanks (Greg), Melody Tapscott Alexander (Michael), Valerie Tapscott Scroggins (Mike), Gina Livingston (Andy Birdwell) and Jennifer Harding, (Peter), brother Wayne Tapscott (Terisa), nine grandchildren Shanna Culp, Brandy Myrick, Josh Hensley, Trevor Stange, Mason Livingston, Dustin Shelton, Hunter Livingston, Justin Tomlinson and Christian Tomlinson, four great-grandchildren Jordan Culp, Gavin Culp, Layton Stange and Carter Stange, a host of nieces and nephews, family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Hartselle, Ala., in Memory of Paul “Buddy” Tapscott.