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William "Bud" Harry Delawder, Jr.

September 1, 1940 — March 3, 2022

William Harry “Bud” Delawder, Jr., age 81 of Moorefield, WV, passed away Thursday morning, March 3, 2022 at his residence. Bud was born on September 1, 1940, in Moorefield WV to the late William Harry (Bill) Delawder and Carrie Beatrice Funkhouser Delawder.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Lori Delawder.

He served 6 years in the United States Navy and was stationed in Charleston, SC but traveled the globe.  He later worked in the field of electric motor and pump repairs in the Virginia and DC area.  He retired in 2005.  Bud was an active member at Old Fields Baptist Church; an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening.  He enjoyed tinkering with old motors and doing home repairs. 

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Hellen Louise Jenkins Delawder; his two children Julie Stump (husband Ron) and William (Billy) Delawder; four sisters: Susan Clater (husband Ernie), Helen Bell, Sally (Jo) Heavner (husband Larry) and Mary Hinkle (husband Jim).  He has two granddaughters Leah Lesley (husband Ryan) and Crystal Rager and one great-grandson Crosby.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00 PM, Wednesday, March 9, 2022, at Old Fields Baptist Church with Pastor Dan Howard officiant. Military Honors will be accorded by the U.S. Navy.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life

Wednesday, March 9, 2022

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Old Fields Baptist Church

5406 US-220, Old Fields, WV 26845

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