A Richmond resident, Fred Jewel “Buddy” Taber, III, 64, died Thursday, August 4, 2016. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday. August 9, 2016 at the First Baptist Church in Richmond. A visitation will begin one hour before the service, where military honors will be provided by the Ray County Veterans from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of the Thurman Funeral Home in Richmond.