Granger Mason "Buddy" Ager

July 1, 1929January 30, 2012

Ager, Granger Mason “Buddy”, born July 1, 1929 in Roanoke, VA to Esther Armbrister and Rhea Ager, concluded his earthly journey and joined his Lord and Savior on Monday, January 30, 2012. Buddy was predeceased by his parents and sister, LaDean Bower; also by the love of his life, and mother of his children, Margaret Ann “Annie Girl” Stinnett Ager.

Buddy was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served during the Korean War aboard a mine sweeper. He was retired from C & P Telephone Co. of Virginia (Verizon) and also Lorain Power in Ohio. Among many things, Buddy enjoyed camping, boating and fishing with family and friends; and was a Redskins fan. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend. He was also predeceased by his second wife, Margie.

Left to cherish his memory are a son, Wes Ager and his wife, Carolyn; a daughter, Paula Archer and husband, Len; a grandson, Jarrett Ager and wife, Natasha; granddaughter, Ginny Lee and husband, Roy; and great-granddaughter, Amber Lee.

The family will receive friends 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 2nd, at the Parham Chapel, Woody Funeral Home, 1771 N. Parham Rd., where a service of remembrance will follow at 11 a.m. Interment in Westhampton Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation of Virginia.



  • Visitation - (Before the service) Thursday, February 2, 2012
  • Remembrance Service Thursday, February 2, 2012


  • Interment

Granger Mason "Buddy" Ager

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Jason Stinnett

February 3, 2012

Wes and Paula, I am so sorry to hear of your loss, I have few but fond memories of visiting when I was younger. He will be missed by all.

Dawn & Jay Dotson

February 2, 2012

Paula & Len, you're in our prayers. May memories comfort you.

Connie Lee

February 1, 2012

Wes, Carolyn and family, I am so sorry for your lost. Grief affects us in various ways, but for most the overriding feeling is one of intense emotional pain. However, it's a necessary part of the part of the healing. Cling to each other and you will be okay. Carolyn, I will always be here for you. Please know that your pain is felt in my heart. Love you!! James 4:8

Kara P

February 1, 2012

Paula and family, Please accept my heartfelt sympathy on the passing of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Dianne Flynn

January 31, 2012

Paula and Wes, may the pain of recent times be soon replaced with the warm glow of a lifetime of beautiful memories of your father's love. My deepest sympathy to all whose lives are touched by his loss.

Vivian M.

January 31, 2012

Wes and Carolyn. So sorry to hear about your Dad. May the love and support of your family and friends carry you through this sorrowful time.

Lauri and Mark Sweeney

January 31, 2012

Paula, Ginny and family. So very sorry for your lose. Your are in our prayers and we love you. Lauri and Mark