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John “Buddy” Washington Devonshire,

Jul 24, 2014

John “Buddy” Washington Devonshire, 90, Shepherdstown, passed away Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at Canterbury Center.

Born Oct. 7, 1923, in Shepherdstown, he was the son of the late Richard Lane and Laura Adella Brown Devonshire Clark.

He was employed in the hotel industry in courtesy services.

He was lovingly known as “Buddy Brown of Shepherdstown.”

He is survived by one daughter, Viola Hodge, of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania; one sister, Margaret Devonshire Roman and husband, Eugene, of Shepherdstown; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Julie Devonshire; a son, Terry Devonshire; and a sister Mary Hopewell.

Memorial services were held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, July 12, at Brown Funeral Home with Pastor Robert Jackson officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the family.

Online condolences may be offered at www.BrownFuneralHomesWV.com