Mr. Buddy Pride, age 79 of Smyrna, GA passed away on Tuesday, April 01, 2014. Buddy served proudly in the 82nd Airborne. He was employed at Lockheed for 32 years. Buddy was preceded in death by his parents, William E. Pride and Lucille Brummett Pride; a sister, Jean Cox; brothers, John W. Pride and Mert Pride. Buddy is survived by his wife of 55 years, Bobbie Mattox Pride; a daughter, Christy Ann Kearney of Marietta; a son, Tony Pride of Smyrna. Private services will be held. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the American Lung Association.