Buddy D. Bothwell, 56, passed away July 15, 2010. Survived by his wife, Deborah Bothwell; children, Amy (Ken) Wood and Buddy (Gen) Bothwell, all of Pueblo, Matt (Jess) Bothwell and Amber (Andrew) Quiring both of Canada; stepdaughters, Rachel Webber and Sarah Webber, both of Colorado Springs; sisters, Debbie Watkins, Jeri Bothwell and Leila Bothwell; grandchildren, Trevor Wood, Sherri Wood, Emma Wood and Maia Bothwell. Preceded in death by his first wife, Sherri A. Bothwell; and parents, Bud and Nellie LaVonne Bothwell. Buddy was born March 15, 1954, in Pueblo, and was the owner of Bud Bothwell Stucco. Member of West Street Baptist Church and Pueblo Tennis Club. Buddy's family was his hobby and the most important part of his life. Viewing from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Funeral service, 1 p.m. Monday, July 19, 2010, at Temple Baptist Church, 3030 Thatcher Ave., with Pastors Doug Morris and Waudell Maple officiating. Interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Wayside Cross Mission through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences. www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. Dear Debbie,

    Our hearts go out to you and your family. You and Buddy have always been such special friends, and we remember liking you immediately the moment we met on our Caribbean cruise on the Ruby Princess, at which time was also your honeymoon. You shared our enthusiasm about life and the love for God. Buddy and you exemplified the love of Christ through your beautiful smiles and genuine friendly demeanor. Besides the fact that you kept such great company, you’ve got that charismatic ability to make everyone like you. We feel fortunate that we became friends. Buddy’s smile and love of life will always remain with us. We could always have that blessed assurance that we will see him again one day. May the Lord continue to strengthen you and embrace you with His comforting love. Should you ever need us in any way, don’t hesitate to call.

    With Christ’s Love,
    Luis and Charibel Romo
    Seattle, WA

  2. We were saddened to hear of the death Buddy Bothwell. We consider both Buddy and his father dear friends and look forward to seeing them in Glory. We pray for his sisters and his sons and daughters that the Lord will be especially close to them at this time.

  3. I loved Buddy so much i was torn when i heard i will always remember him and i wish i was there in colorado to help you guys… he was so much for me, a friend, a great uncle, family, and well someone i will always hold on to and love, i will see him and when its my time to see everyone again… i love you guys and My Buddy may Rest In Peace

  4. I will always remember the nicknames and songs he sang to us. He always helped us, scolded us when needed, taught us and loved us. We will miss him deeply, our love and prayers to you all. We love you Uncle Buddy, see you again someday

  5. You have my deepest sympathy for your loss. Buddy was very well thought of in the tennis community.
    May God bless and watch over you.
    Sincerely,
    Bob

  6. Amy & Ken, Buddy & Gen, Matt & Jessica, Amber & Q – We are so sorry to hear of the passing of your dear Dad. Our thoughts and many prayers go out to you and your whole family during this time and many months to come. Our hearts and tears are with you today. We love you all.

    “the Lord is good, a refuge in times of trouble” -Nahum 1:7

    Kris & Amanda Corbin

  7. OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH ALL OF THE FAMILY TODAY. WE KNOW HE IS REJOICING WITH ALL THE FAMILY IN A BETTER PLACE. HE WAS ONE OF GOD’S SPECIAL PEOPLE. LOVE TO ALL OF YOU.

  8. I am very sorry for your loss! He was a wonderful man. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. I can not be at the service tomorrow as it is my first day of work at Kinderkirk. Dave, Jessica, Davy, Kevin, and I are all praying for God’s perfect peace for you all during this difficult time. I am here if you need to talk. Love you all. Debbie Rose

  9. Buddy, I would like to extend my most sincere condolences to your family,and to thank you for the quility work you have done for me over the years. I couldn’t ask for a better subcontractor and friend.

  10. To Debbie, Amy, Buddy W., Matt, & Amber and your families —
    We’re so sorry that Buddy has left us here on earth, but we will all see him again in heaven. He believed, and we believe.
    We regret very much not being able to attend his services because we’re in Montana, but we want to be helpful later to all of you, his wonderful family. You were blessed to have him, and he was so blessed to have you.
    As he often said to us, “We love you guys!”

  11. Deb, our hearts go out to you and the family. Though we didn’t get to know Buddy, he must have been a very special man to be chosen by you. Please know that we are holding you close, wishing you peace.

  12. My sincere condolences for the loss of Buddy. I know his heart and love will flourish within his family as well as through the countless lives he has touched. My thoughts and prayers are with you

  13. I am so sorry………may this little saying be of some help to you, Deb, and all your family members.
    “I will open my heart in trust that, in ways I do not now understand, my loved one will continue to be present in my life.” Thinking of you with love.

  14. We were so sorry to hear of Buddy’s passing. We will forever remember his wonderful smile and love of life. Our sincere condolences to his children and family. Our prayers are with you.

  15. Our great loss is Heaven’s great gain! Our thoughts and prayers are with Buddy’s family. It seems so unfair, but may we all rest in the assurance of God’s good plan for us.

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