Tuesday, August 26th, 2008
Former New Knoxville resident Carol "Bud" Ireton, 81, 2117 Kensington Drive, St. Marys, died at 4:45 a.m. Aug. 24, 2008, at Hospice of Dayton.
He was born Jan. 31, 1927, in New Richmond, to Edward Francis and Mabel Gardner Ireton. On Sept. 6, 1949, he married Eunice Lutterbeck, who survives.
Other survivors are a son, David, Dayton; a daughter, Susan (Doug) Harrod, New Bremen; a brother, James (Natalie), Huber Heights; two grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Deceased is a daughter, Constance.
He retired from the former Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, St. Marys, after 35 years, where he was night superintendent. He was a member of the First United Church of Christ and the American Legion, both in New Knoxville, the New Knoxville Historical Society, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Fraternal Order of Eagles, and the Marine Corps League, 4th Marine Division Association, all in St. Marys. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps serving in World War II.
Services are 11 a.m. Thursday at the church, the Very Rev. David Williams officiating. Burial with full military rites is at Pilger Ruhe Cemetery, near New Knoxville.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday in the Heritage Room of the church.
Contributions can be made to the church.
Condolences can be left at www.millerfuneralhomes.net.
Arrangements are being handled by Vornholt-Miller Funeral Home, New Knoxville.