Roy Pinkney “Bud” Lail

Published 3:15 pm Thursday, August 16, 2018

Roy Pinkney “Bud” Lail, 74, of Shelby, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, at home.

The son of the late Marvin L. and Eva Mae Ledford Lail, Mr.Lail was born on D-Day, June 6, 1944, and grew up in the Lily Mill community, where he later worked. He attended church at the Chapel of Christ.

With much family nearby, the Lail’s have continued the tradition of their yearly family gatherings, sharing memories and great food. 

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Preceding him in death were an infant brother, Lloyd; and a sister, Marilyn.

Survivors include his partner, Annie Arledge; a daughter, April Lail and Furman Miller; a son, Robbie Lail; three brothers, Ralph, Howard and Virgil; a sister, Sue Carol Bowling and husband, Tom; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews living nearby.

A memorial service will be held in the Lutz-Austell Funeral Home Chapel, with Tim Ware officiating.

Memorials may be made to the Chapel of Christ at 409 W. Marion St., Shelby, NC, 28150; or to Hospice of the Carolinas Foothills, P.O. Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043.

Lutz-Austell Funeral Home and Cremation Service is serving the Lail family.