Buddy Edward Gilreath, age 77, of Calera, AL, passed away Saturday, September 19, 2015 surrounded by his family. He was predeceased by his son, Eddie Gilreath and parents, L. E. and Ruth Gilreath. He retired after 37 years of service from Kimberly Clark in Childersburg, AL. Buddy was a Member of Amazing Grace Worship Center, Saginaw, AL. His survivors include his wife of 54 years, Peggy Gilreath; sons, David Gilreath (Joanie) and Tim Gilreath; brother, Leslie Gilreath (Alma); grandchildren, Brooke Karr (Daniel), Josh, Autumn and Kinedei Gilreath, special friend, Jan Gravelle and a host of other family members. The family will receive friends, 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at the Funeral Home. A Funeral Service will be 2 p.m., Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at the Amazing Grace Worship Center, Saginaw, AL. Pastor Keven Blankenship and Brother Ray Smith will officiate the services.