Gerald L. "Buddy" McDow III, 38, passed away Sunday, August 14, 2022. Private family services have been held. Gerald was preceded in death by his grandfather, Gerald McDow, Sr.; grandmother, Pearl Shriver; and infant niece, Cora McDow. Survivors include his parents, Gerald McDow, Jr. and Delana McDow; children, Savannah, Sydney, Gerald IV, and Gideon; sisters, Geraldine Jones and Annetta Meeks; brothers, Brian McDow, Daniel McDow, Nicholas McDow, Steven Andrew McDow, and Matthew McDow; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Share condolences at www.cozine.com. Services by Cozine Memorial Group-Broadway Mortuary.