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 Gene Darrell “Bud” Deckelman

Gene Darrell “Bud” Deckelman

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Death 28 Feb 1998 (aged 70)
Burial Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 106019647 · View Source
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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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  • Maintained by: Linda Wayman
  • Originally Created by: Linda Murphy
  • Added: 1 Mar 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 106019647
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gene Darrell “Bud” Deckelman (2 Apr 1927–28 Feb 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 106019647, citing Forest Hill Cemetery East, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Linda Wayman (contributor 47152231) .