Harry "Bud" Hysell Jr., 92, of St. Marys, passed away Wednesday evening, Aug. 6, 2014, at Camden Clark Medical Center, following an extended illness.
Bud was born Nov. 14, 1921, at Ripley, son of the late Harry and Dixie Kerwood Hysell.
He was a graduate of Ravenswood High School where he played football as a defensive back (Jersey number 10), and managed the basketball team. He was a Navy veteran of WW II and retired from the State of West Virginia as a surveyor. Bud was actively involved in the survey of what would become I-77.
In addition to his parents, Bud was preceded in death by a sister, Helen Lee Walker. Surviving are his wife of 29 years, Carol Hysell of St. Marys; step-son, Eric Shingleton of St. Marys; step-grandchildren, Bryson and Luke Shingleton of St. Marys; nephews, Bill Walker (Lynn) of Huntington, and Mike Walker (Diana) of Kokomo, Ind.; and niece, Dixie Lambert (Ronald) of Worthington, Ohio.
A celebration of the life of Harry "Bud" Hysell will be 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 10, at Waybright Funeral Home, Ripley. Interment will follow the service at Pine Hill Cemetery, Ripley. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent to www.waybrightfuneralhome.com