Robert “Buddy” Maxey, Jr.

Robert “Buddy” Maxey, Jr. has been employed at Tharp Funeral Home since 2003. He is a graduate of Central Virginia Community College, Averett University, and John Tyler Community College where he received his degree in Funeral Service in 2008.

Prior to beginning his career at Tharp Funeral Home, Buddy served as Sheriff of Campbell County for twenty years. Buddy has been interested in the funeral service for many years and feels very fortunate to be able to enter it as a second career.

He and his wife, Martha, live in the Rustburg community of Campbell County, where Martha teaches sixth grade at Rustburg Middle School. They are members of Rustburg Presbyterian Church. Their daughter, Hannah, is a social worker at The Summit Health and Rehabilitation Center and their son, Adam, is a graduate of Virginia Tech.