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David Franklin English

May 30, 1942 - March 01, 2013

David Franklin “Bud” English

David Franklin “Bud” English passed away on March 1st, 2013. Mr. English was born on May 30th, 1942 in Savannah, Georgia to Archie and Iva “Mammy” English who preceded him in death. He was raised on Tybee Island, Georgia.

In 1959, he left school and joined the navy where he served on the first crew of the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Enterprise, fueling planes on the flight deck.

In 1964, he married Frances Georgette Hucks and began work at Great Dane Trailers in Savannah. In 1975, he was transferred to Brazil as the plant superintendent of the new factory, a position he served in until his retirement in 2002.

His many hobbies included hunting, woodworking and restoring 57 Chevys. He was especially proud of his two fully restored cars, which won many trophies at car shows. He also enjoyed working on his tractor.

He is survived by his wife, two sons; David (Donna Dene) English, Brian English, five siblings; Herbert English, Archie (Blendith) English, John (Wilma) English, Bonnie Martin and Eugene (Sally) English, a sister-in-law Judy Harris, a brother-in-law Rick Hucks, four grandchildren; Sean English, Jacob English, Shayla English and Alejandro English, and many nieces and nephews.

He was baptized as a young boy in the Atlantic Ocean and attended church at Ebenezer Church.

Funeral Information

Services will be held Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 11:00am at Lawson-Miller Chapel with Rev. Bill Price officiating. Burial will follow at Croy’s Creek Cemetery. Military graveside honors will be provided by the Navy. Visitation will be Monday from 4-8pm and again Tuesday prior to services. Pallbearers will include Fred Nevils, Dave Kennedy, Steve Bucholz, Mark Bucholz, Charlie Emery, John Palm, Lee Wise and Rick Ellison.

Donations Information

If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made in his honor to the Ebenezer Church, 1698 East County Road 1350 North, Brazil, IN 47834. Envelopes will also be available at the funeral home.

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