Walter G. "Bud" Erickson
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AGE: 85 • Beachwood
Walter G. "Bud" Erickson, 85, passed away at Community Medical Center, Toms River, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he moved to Beachwood in 1945. Bud was the Owner and Proprietor of Erickson's Custom Picture Framing and Art Supplies in Toms River for 47 1/2 years. He was a life member of the Toms River Elks, member of the Beachwood Republican Club for over 50 years, Chairman of the Beachwood Sewage Authority from 1988 to 2013, Councilman of Beachwood from 1968 to 1975 and member of the Beachwood Planning Board from 1982 to 1989. Bud served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict.
Surviving is his wife, Joan Danielsen Ericskon of 58 years; son, James and his wife Karen of Beachwood; daughter, Linda Erickson Bell of Beachwood; his grandson, Robert Bell; sister, Joan Campbell and her husband Doug of AZ; and sister-in-law, Doris Petersen of Beachwood. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6 at Carmona-Bolen Home For Funerals, 412 Main St., Toms River. Funeral and entombment will be private on Thursday, Nov. 7. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be sent to the Beachwood Elks or Beachwood First Aid Squad. Condolences can be sent to: www.carmonabolenfh.com.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Nov. 5, 2013