L.F. "Bud" Wimer, Jr., 71, of Portersville, Muddycreek Township passed away Thursday morning, May 7, 2020 at Good Samaritan Hospice in Cabot.
Bud was born in New Castle, Lawrence County on August 28, 1948. He was the son of the late L.F. Wimer, Sr. and June Book Wimer. Bud was a graduate of Slippery Rock High school, and later enlisted in the US Navy. He was a member of the US Navy Seabees, and was awarded the Purple Heart. Bud was later a Reservist with the United States Army. He enjoyed working on his property and hunting. Bud was a caretaker of the family business, Ridgeview Trailer Court, in Muddycreek Township where he was the longtime grounds manager. He also held various jobs in the construction industry and snow plowing.
Surviving are two daughters; Jennifer Bartlett and her husband Patrick, of Knoxville, TN, and Jessica Wimer and her fiancé, Cori Finney, of Portersville; four granddaughters, Christy, Erin, Rebecca and Rylee; three great grandchildren; Amirah, Axel and Caroline; three sisters, Judy McDaniel of Defuniak Springs, FL, Pat Dienert of Princeton and Sally Watson of Grove City; as well as a number of nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Bud was preceded in death by his daughters’ mother and former wife, Shirley Lazar.
The Wimer family is planning a memorial service with military honors at a later date. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hile Funeral Home of Chicora.
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