GREENVILLE - Eugene A. "Bud" Best, age 85 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 10:24 p.m. on Feb. 10, 2013, in the emergency room of Wayne HealthCare, Greenville, Ohio.
Bud was born July 26, 1927, in Union City, Ohio, and the son of the late Carl and Mildred (Flatter) Best.
Bud retired in 1990 from his bread delivery job with the Holsum Bread Company.
He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army. Also a member of the Greenville American Legion and Eldorado Am-Vets. He enjoyed gardening, bird watching, the Cincinnati Reds and his dogs.
Bud is survived by his wife Frances L. (Ellison) Best of Greenville. They were married July 28, 1950. Also his children Bob (Susan) Best of Phillipsburg, Terry (Brenda) Best of Greenville, Mike (Jeannette) Best of Greenville, Beth Day (Kim Thompson) of Lynn, Ind. and Jane (Robert) Ross of Greenville. Grandchildren: Chad Best, Jennifer Best, Jessica Hall, Julie Price, Alysha Best, Dorin Best, Brian Best, Tyler Best, Adam Best, Jamie Ross, Karlin Ross and Robbie Ross. Great-grandchildren: Bellamy Hall, Jayla Price and Aubree Best.
A private memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family in the Bradford Church of the Nazarene 300 W. Keller St., Bradford, Ohio, with Pastor Louis Reinbel officiating.
It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to the Bradford Church of the Nazarene Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements by Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com.