Francis E. "Bud" White
LAUREL—Francis E. "Bud" White, 65, of Laurel passed away Friday, March 15, 2013, at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford. He was born on April 22, 1947, in Salisbury, the son of the late Francis and Hannah White.
Bud proudly served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps
during the Vietnam era. He went on to work for Conrail until his retirement, and then worked in the aviation industry as a sheet metal mechanic. His hobbies included fishing and hunting. He also had an artistic side, and enjoyed painting landscapes and carving decoys.
He is survived by a son and his fiancé, Eric F. White and Amanda Jones of Millsboro; a daughter, Trisha White Adkins of Laurel; and a granddaughter, Courtney Adkins.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Bonnie White; and a sister, Janet Carol Hastings.
A visitation for family and friends will be held Tuesday, March 19, from 2-4 p.m. at Short Funeral Home at 13 E. Grove Street in Delmar.
Arrangements are in the care of Short Funeral Home in Delmar. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.shortfh.com