Owen Okey "Bud" Winter Jr., 76, of Creston, passed away Dec. 9, 2012, at home.
Bud was a retired welder from Union Carbide with 30 years of service.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Owen Okey Sr. and Pearl Mae Winter; son, Michael Dale Winter; two brothers, Christopher and Paul Winter; and great-granddaughter, Lainey Norman.
Bud is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Thelma Welch Winter; daughter, Tina Parker of Vienna; special daughter, Brenda Parker Chaffin of Greensboro, N.C.; two sisters, Lydia Hayes of Charleston and Sue Dennis of Parkersburg; brother, Richard Winter of Coolville, Ohio; five grandchildren, Michelle Dawn Parker, Damian Michael Winter, Donald Abram Fought, Sara Norman and Lisa Campbell; six great-grandchildren; special nephew, Jeremy Hayes; and several nieces and nephews.
The family would like to give a special thank you to Roger Chaffin.
A tribute to the life of Owen Okey "Bud" Winter Jr. will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Busch Kimes Funeral Home Chapel. Friends may call at the funeral home two hours prior to services.
Busch Kimes Funeral Home, 836 Washington St., Elizabeth, W.Va., is serving the Winter family.
Online condolences may be sent to www.hardingfamilygroup.com