Alex Wade "Buddy" Wittliff died April 11, 2008, at his home on FM 624 near Robstown.

He was born on Nov. 11, 1929, in Taft. He was preceded in death by his parents, Alex A. Wittliff and Minnie Wittliff.

Buddy had been a long-time Robstown farmer until he retired and became employed by Boll Weevil Eradication where he was currently employed.

Buddy is survived by his sons, David Wittliff (Carrie) of George West and Mike Wittliff (Jeanie) of Rockport; his sister, Jo McCaskill (Hal) of Rockport; grandchildren, Clay Wittliff, Michelle Carpenter (Klint), Kati Pesek (Russell), Wade Wittliff (Trisha) and Alan Wittliff; three great-grandchildren, Waylon Wittliff, Caden Carpenter and Kendall Carpenter. His dog, Blue, was his faithful companion.

Services were held in the Sawyer-George Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 16, at 10 a.m. with Todd Collier officiating. Burial followed at Robstown Memorial Park.

Sawyer-George Funeral Home