It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of local country music legend Sherman (Little Buddy) Hirtle on July 8, 2019 at SSRH. Buddy is survived by his wife Paulette, Shoreham Nursing Home, sons Elvis (Marion), Terry, Dale (Sarah), daughter,Sherry, grandsons Richard (Kim), Chad, Mathew, great grandsons Damien and Avery, and sister Melanie. Buddy was predeceased by his parents Herbert and Pearl Hirtle (Levy) and his sister Norma. Buddy was born on Big Tancook on February 4, 1933 and always had a love of the water. He started playing music at a young age and met so many of the great musician over the years. Buddy has been cremated and a celebration of life will take place at the Mahone Bay Firehall on August 6, 2019 at 3:00pm. Funeral arrangements and donations are in the care of Davis Funeral Home in Chester, NS.