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Three generations in family rode Creed's school bus

He treated each child as an individual, giving each a nickname; families knew their children were safe with him

By Jennifer Appleby

I have been very fortunate to know Creed Lacy over the past 17 years. He was the bus driver of my mother-in-law (Janice Appleby), my husband (Chris Appleby), and then my children (Samantha and Zachary Appleby) when they would ride to grandma's house.

Creed always has a smile on his face and something to say to everyone.

My children felt very welcomed on Creed's bus. My husband said Creed always had a nickname for each of the children on the bus.

He always took care of each and every one of the children. Now as a fellow co-worker of Creed's for the past five years, I know he has always taken care of the children on his bus.

If the parents were not home when he would get to the child's house he would just take them home with him and Willowbell.

The parents knew their kids were taken care of as long as the Lacy's had them. Everyone knew Creed and trusted him.
Best of luck on your retirement Creed, enjoy! -Jennifer Appleby

This story was posted on 2011-06-03 02:22:53
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