JUDSONIA — Mr. William Ollie (Bud) Wilson, Jr., 76 of Judsonia, died Saturday, January 5, 2013. He was born October 31, 1936 in Star City to the late Ollie and Hazel Hunter Wilson. Before retiring, Bud worked as a carpenter for over 40 years. He was a member of Yorktown Freewill Baptist Church and the Searcy VFW Auxiliary. His passions included playing and singing country music as well as fishing.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a son; William Arthur Wilson, one brother; J.D. Wilson and 2 sisters; Maxine Perry and Laverne Crandall.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years; Charlene Dodds Wilson, two children; Darlene (O’Neal) Hayslip of Star City and Clint (Debbie) Wilson of Pangburn, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Graveside services are 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at Oak Grove Cemetery near Star City with Bro. Frank Matchett officiating. Visitation is 10-12 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Arrangements by Griffin Funeral Service in Star City. Online guestbook at www.griffinfuneralservice.net.