Eugene "Bud" Stethem, age 89, of Wilmington, Ohio, passed away Saturday, August 1, 2020 at The Dayton VA Medical Center in Dayton, OH.
He was born September 25, 1930 in Cynthiana, OH, son of the late Lester Lee Stethem and Sarah Ann Cloud Stethem.
Bud was a member of the New Vienna Community Church; Lifetime member of the VFW; and was a U.S. Army Korean War Veteran where he served as a MP.
Surviving are daughter, Elizabeth Stethem of Hereford, TX, step-daughter, Mary Musselman of Wilmington, step-son, Jim (Linda) Hilterbrandt of Wilmington, several grandchildren, great-grandchildren & great-great-grandchildren, several nieces & nephews.
Bud was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Ruth E. Walker Stethem, sisters, Victoria Hatfield, Helen Beatty, & Hester Banks.
Services will be held at the New Vienna Community Church, Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 11:00 am with Pastor Dan Mayo officiating. Military honors will be presentedby the Wilmington American Legion Post #49 Honor Guard following services at the church. Interment will follow in the Bainbridge Cemetery, Bainbridge, Ohio.
Friends will be received at the church Saturday, August 8, 2020, 10:00 am - 11:00 am.
The Fisher-Edgington Funeral Home, Wilmington is assisting with arrangements.
Contributions in Bud's memory may be made to the Dayton VA Medical CenterVoluntary Services(135) 4100 W. Third St. Dayton, OH 45428. To sign the online guest book, go to edgingtonfuneralhomes.com.