The Obit For Buddy Madison

Robert J. "Buddy Madison

Times-Picayune, The (New Orleans, LA) -

September 7, 2008

Robert J. "Buddy Madison, was a native and longtime resident of Slidell, LA. Born on March 24, 1920, he passed away on August 29 at 88
years of age.

Buddy graduated from Slidell High School where he received the "Best Athlete Award. Buddy graduated from Pearl River Community College on a football and baseball scholarship and later was inducted into the PRCC Sports Hall of Fame.

Buddy graduated from Southeastern Louisiana College with a B.S. in Science Education and
received his M.S. in Mathematics from the University of Southern Mississippi.

He played with the Andalusia Rams, the minor league team for the St. Louis Cardinals, until a knee injury caused his early retirement from baseball. A U.S. Army Air Corps Veteran serving during WWII.

Buddy taught chemistry and physics in Morgan City and at Slidell High School, mathematics at William Carey College, and was an assistant professor of computer science at Southeastern Louisiana University.

Recently he fulfilled a lifelong dream by writing his first book entitled "A Calculus Primer".
Interment in DUBUISSON LAWN CEMETERY at a later date.