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Gene Darrell "Bud" Deckelman
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Birth: Apr. 2, 1927
Death: Feb. 28, 1998

Gene Darrell 'Bud' Deckelman, 70, of Olive Branch, MS, formerly of Memphis, recording artist, died of cancer at his home Saturday, February 28. Burial in Forest Hill East Cemetery.

He was a recording artist in the early 1950s with a hit song, "Daydreamin" on the Meteor label. He also had 16 songs for MGM at Acuff & Rose in Nashville.

Mr. Deckelman, the husband of Betty Sue Johnson Deckelman, also leaves three daughters, Sharon Hines of Memphis and Peggy Akins and Kathy Pope Deckelman, both of Olive Branch; a son, Gene Darrell Deckelman of Olive Branch; his mother, Lillian Agnes Elzey Deckelman of Covington, TN; four sisters, Mary Thompson of Memphis, Lavern Rush of Collierville, Sylvia Dunkerson of Tennessee and Joy Webb of Covington; three brothers, Bob Deckelman of Collierville, Dood Deckelman of Covington and Donnie Deckelman of Jonesboro, AR and 10 grandchildren.

Published in The Commercial Appeal on Sunday, March 1, 1998

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  Betty Sue Johnson Deckelman (1936 - ____)*
*Calculated relationship
Forest Hill Cemetery East
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Maintained by: Linda Wayman
Originally Created by: Linda Murphy
Record added: Mar 01, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 106019647
Gene Darrell Bud Deckelman
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Gene Darrell Bud Deckelman
Added by: Linda Murphy
Gene Darrell Bud Deckelman
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Bud, I think of you so often. Everytime I see Betty your name comes up and I always remind her of the wonderful biscuits you used to bake. You are loved and missed.
- Linda Wayman
 Added: Apr. 28, 2014

- Martha Hall Wise McElroy
 Added: May. 28, 2013

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