LONNIE BUDD 1958-2017

OAKWOOD - Lonnie D. Budd, 59, of Oakwood, died at 11 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2 at Paulding County Hospital.

He was born Oct. 9, 1958 in Fostoria to the late Dane and Alice (Weber) Budd. On Dec. 31, 1989, he married Rhonda Harris, who survives in Oakwood. Lonnie retired from General Motors in 2006 after 30-plus years. He loved hunting turkey, deer and mushrooms and enjoyed mowing the yard.

Also surviving are two children, Brandy Budd of Fort Wayne and Rachel (Rob) Vance of Paulding; four grandchildren, Evan and Landin Spice and Hannah and Logan Vance; his mother-in-law, Betty (Terry Smith) Myers; sister-in-law, Theresa Hibbard; brother-in-law, Eric Myers; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends; and many hunting buddies and his fishing buddy, “2 Dollar Tom”.

He also was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Gordon Harris.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 8 at Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Oakwood, with Pastor Ron Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Sherman Cemetery, Charloe.

Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 7, and one hour prior to the service on Friday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or to the Shriners.

Condolences can be expressed at www.heitmeyerfuneralhome.com.