|Birth: ||Aug. 28, 1923|
|Death: ||Jun. 10, 2011|
Mr. Francis Lamar "Bud" Wildes, Sr., 87, died early Saturday morning (June 11, 2011) at Baptist Village Retirement Communities following a short illness.
He was a native and lifelong resident of Waycross. He was preceded in death by his parents, Phillip McKinley Wildes and Alma Kinnon Wildes.
He was a retired yard conductor with the SCL Railroad and served in the U.S. Coast Guard. He was a member of Winona Park United Methodist Church, the Sojoiners of the Church and Frank C. Folks Lodge # 192 F&AM.
Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Mary Wildes of Waycross; two daughters, Helen Wildes Yates (husband Jamie) of Savannah, Mary Beth Jeffords (husband Will) of Waycross; a son, Francis Lamar Wildes, Jr. (wife Betty) of Brunswick; six grandchildren; four great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday (June 14, 2011) at Winona Park United Methodist Church.
Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery.
The family will be receiving friends at Music Funeral Home Monday night from 6 until 8. The Sojoiners of the Church are requested to meet at the Church Tuesday at 10:40 a.m. to serve as honorary pallbearers.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com.
Philip McKinley Wildes (1896 - 1954)
Sarah Alma Kinnon Wildes (1904 - 1980)
Mary Elizabeth Roddenberry Wildes (1926 - 2015)*
Created by: Jerry Van Herrin
Record added: Jun 11, 2011
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