James Curry "Buzzy" Arledge was a man who cared about his family and his church and who loved music. That was how he was remembered Wednesday afternoon by his pastor, the Rev. Greg Allen of Camden’s Malvern Hill Baptist Church.
Arledge, 58, died Sunday. His death has been linked to a salmonella outbreak at Old South Restaurant, a popular Camden buffet, state health officials said.
Arledge was "extremely active" at Malvern Hill, Allen said. He sang in the choir and frequently played acoustic guitar at the church, "mostly bluegrass, country and gospel style."
Arledge also volunteered regularly in a nursing home ministry at the church, Allen said, visiting elderly residents of several nursing facilities in Kershaw County. "He was an all-around really good guy."