James Arthur “Buddy” Lake III, 36, of Windber, died May 30, 2021 at home. Born Jan. 19, 1985 in Windber, son of Karen (Birch) Fondelier and step dad Dale Taylor, of Gallitzin, and the late James Arthur Lake Jr. Also survived by soul mate of 10 years Amanda Rowland; children Andin and Paisley Mae; sister Heaven Fondelier; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins. He was a longtime employee of Bob Feather Homes. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, dirt bike rider, and a dedicated family man. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Contributions may be given to www.gofund.me/C1039A49, to assist the family. Arrangements entrusted to Deaner Funeral Home, Stoystown. DeanerFuneralsAndCremations.com.