In Memory of

Harold D. 'Buster' Maddox

April 14, 1930 - August 30, 2010
Harold D. "Buster" Maddox, the son of William and Verna (Sleezer) Maddox, was born April 14, 1930, in Cherokee, IA. He was the first premature incubator baby in Cherokee County. His childhood years were spent in Cherokee where he attended school and graduated from Wilson High School. Following graduation, he served with the National Guard from 1948 - 1956. Buster moved to Quimby, IA and worked for Wilson Packing plant in Cherokee for many years. In his free time Buster enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing cards, and going to auctions, but most of all he enjoyed being around family and friends. On Monday, August 30, 2010, Buster passed away in Cherokee, at the age of 80. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Verna Maddox; and one son, Roger Jackson. He is survived by his children: Julie Wright, Hal Maddox, Eric Maddox, Holly Stillwagon, Nancy McVay, Mary I. Ficus, and Annette Simonsen; 12 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; as well as other relatives and friends.
Memorial services will be held at 10:30 A.M., Saturday, September 11, 2010 at Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. The family requests that memorials be made to the Cherokee Regional Medical Center Hospice.
Pastor Carolyn Hollar
Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service at the funeral home
Oak Hill Cemetery


Friday, October 1, 2010 at 12:00 AM
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Friday, September 3, 2010 at 12:00 AM
“Andy will miss him very much. He was always so nice to him. My God bless him and his family”
- N.Stieneke
Thursday, September 2, 2010 at 12:00 AM
“My condolences to Buster and his family he was a good neighbor. ”
- Linda Meyer
Wednesday, September 1, 2010 at 12:00 AM
“Another of my friends of my youth in Cherokee--We were in the National Guard together---Played cards a lot too! He's gone to a better place and is young & painfree again.. See you soon Buster!!”
- Robert D. Quam
Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at 12:00 AM
“We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Buster was a fun man to play cards with. He will be missed alot.”
- Jerome & Patsy Day
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