Floyd "Bud"'s Story
Floyd "Bud" R. Shuler, 86 of Grove City, passed away May 12, 2018, at VA Butler Health Care, Butler.
Bud was born Feb. 2, 1932, in Oil City, he was the son of Floyd Shuler and Lena McFadden.
Bud graduated from Emlenton High School. He then married Evelyn Leopold on July 5, 1957, and together they had four children, Cynthia, Robert, William and Donald.
Bud retired from Joy Manufacturing as a machine operator and also worked at Cooper Bessemer in Grove City.
Bud served his county in the Navy from Sept. 13, 1950, until his honorable discharge on July 6, 1954. He earned the National Defense, Korean Service and United Nations medals.
Bud was a life member of the Boy Scouts of America, Grove City Elks, Snow Drifter Snowmobile Club and the Franklin Moose Lodge. He enjoyed hopping on his snowmobile and going for a ride. He and his wife loved to travel and go camping. He was a skilled wood worker as well. Bud loved steam engines and has quite a collection of HO Trains and track.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife Evelyn, of Grove City; his daughter Cynthia Makoby and companion, Woody, of Grove City; sons Robert Shuler and his wife, Tammy, of Virginia, William Shuler, of Grove City and Donald Shuler. Five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren also survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Connie May; a nephew, Rodger A. Stahlman, and a niece, Teresa Sniven. Bud was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
Floyd R. "Bud", 86, of Grove City.
Calling hours: 11 to 2 p.m. Tuesday (5-15-18) at LARRY E. MCKINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 109 Emlenton St., Clintonville. Friends can email condolences by visiting www.mckinleyfuneralhome.net
Funeral service: 2 p.m. at the funeral home, with Rev. Kenton Shaw, retired pastor, presiding.
Interment: Crestview Memorial Park.
Published on May 14, 2018