Richard “Buddy” Hedgepath, age 78 passed away on Thursday, June 29th, 2017 at his residence in Kingston Springs. He was born on May 19th, 1939 in Nashville to James and Ruth McGuire Hedgepath. He was preceded in death by his father James and son Michael Lee Hedgepath. He is survived by his mother Ruth Hedgepath of Kingston Springs; wife of 56 years, Sandra Hedgepath of Kingston Springs; two sons, Carl Wayne Hedgepath (Kim) of White Bluff, Clay Hedgepath (Angie) of Kingston Springs; one daughter, Terri H. Perry of Woodlawn, TN; one brother Bob Lee Hedgepath (Rita) of White Bluff; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 1st at 2:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Dickson Funeral Home with Brother Gary Anderson officiating. Interment will follow at Scott Cemetery. Visitation with the family will begin on Friday, June 30th from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and again on Saturday from 12:00 p.m. until time of service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Alive Hospice. Arrangements by Dickson Funeral Home, 209 East College Street, Dickson, TN 37055. Phone 615-446-2313. Online condolences may be left at www.dicksonfuneralhome.com.