Floyd E. “Bud” Wilson, 84, of Paris Crossing, passed away at 5:10 p.m. on March 30, 2022, at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour.
Born March 8, 1938, in Indianapolis, he was the son of the late Byford and Alice M. (Abplanalp) Wilson. He married Jean Pedigo on June 4, 1960, at Fairfax Christian Church in Indianapolis; she survives.
Bud was a 1956 graduate of Southport High School and served in the U. S. Army from 1956-1959. He worked as a Chemical Manufacturing Supervisor for Eli Lilly in Tippecanoe Laboratories from 1964-1993 before retiring. Bud moved to Paris Crossing in 2003 and became a member of United Christian Church in Paris Crossing where he enjoyed the fellowship of his church family, choir and church activities. He was a member of the American Legion. His hobbies included fishing, hunting, bowling, anything outdoors related, playing cards and cruising, as well as spending time with his family.
Surviving with his wife, Jean, are his children, Paula (Morton) Imamura, Robert “Bobby” (Shannon) Wilson, and Carol Hill; grandchildren, Christina (Richard) Watt, John (Jessica) Black, Michael Black, Eric (Maria) Imamura, Trystin Wilson, Brandon Wilson, and Logan Hill; great-grandchildren, Trey, Heaven, Sybil, Isaac, Carolyn, Rachel, Angel, Angelina, Damien, Dinah, Raiden, and Nixen; and siblings, Mary Alice Wilson, Anna Fiest, and Robert Lee (Sharon) Wilson.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Carol Joan Singleton, and brothers in-law Leo Singleton and David Fiest.
A funeral service for Bud will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, at the United Christian Church in Paris Crossing, with the Pastor Damon Marling officiating. Visitation for family and friends will be held from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service on Tuesday. Military rites will be given by members of Matt Hester Post #2021 V. F. W. at the church. Arrangements were in care of Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Service in North Vernon.
Memorials may be made through the funeral home to the United Christian Church Building Fund or Wounded Warriors Project.
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