Laurel H. “Bud” Wilson of Heppner, Oregon, was born on February 17, 1930 in Centralia, Washington to parents, Edwin and Doris Butler Wilson. He died on August 29, 2018 in Heppner, Oregon at the age of 88 years. Bud graduated from Dayville High School in Dayville, Oregon. He was united in marriage to Delores F. Baker on September 9, 1952 in Lewiston, Idaho. Bud worked as a mechanic/welder for Dennis Logan for many years. They lived in Lexington, Boardman, and Hermiston. Bud returned to his roots in Heppner and has lived at Willow Creek Terrace for many years where he really enjoyed the residents and staff. He enjoyed the mountains, hunting, riding 4-wheelers, reading and playing bingo. Bud loved spending time with his family and especially enjoyed watching his great grandchildren’s sporting events, “Go Mustangs”.
He is survived by his sons: Danny Wilson & wife Melanie, Donny Wilson & wife April, both of Heppner, OR; daughter: Carmen Wilson, Lexington, OR; brothers: Wayne Wilson and Tracy Wilson, both of Lexington, OR; numerous grandchildren; great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Bud was preceded in death by his wife Delores in 2008 and his parents.
A graveside service will be held on Friday, September 7, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at the Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Oregon.
Those who wish may make contributions on Bud’s memory to Willow Creek Terrace.
Please sign the online condolence book at burnsmortuaryhermiston.com
Burns Mortuary of Hermiston, Oregon is in care of arrangements.