McLellan, Bud Carmen

McLellan, Bud Carmen

January 21st, 2017

Surrounded by family, Bud McLellan passed peacefully into the presence of Jesus, on Saturday, January 21st, 2017, in his 77th year.  Loved by his wife and best friend of 31 years, Wendy Louise McLellan, and by his children:  Connie (Dave) Price, Sheryl (John) Rooth, Colleen (Leo Francour) Roy, Tammy (Allen) Melanson, Chris (Cheri Terryberry) Lutes and Barry (Jennifer) McLellan.  He will also be missed by 20 grandchildren, one-great granddaughter, and siblings Pansy Watt and Don (Helen) McLellan.  Bud was predeceased by parents, Stephen McLellan and Estelle (Clarence Hartwick) McLellan; brother Grant McLellan; and son Glen McLellan.  Visitation will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Tuesday from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.  The funeral service will be conducted at NORTH PARK COMMUNITY CHURCH, 1510 Fanshawe Park Road East, London on Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.  Private family interment to follow.  Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Bud are asked to consider the Canadian Cancer Society or North Park Community Church.

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Jan Stephenson Reid and Bram ReidWendy and family, Please accept deepest condolences from Bram and myself. Thank you for sharing Bud with us. He was a man of few words but a man of great strength. We will miss his sense of humour, and wisdom. He was an insiration to never give up the fight and we will continue to do so in his honor. My our God of Peace comfort you through these sorrow-filled times.
susanne HusbandSorry to hear about your loss and may Bud rest in peace and he will be in a better place know with God and no more suffering and may God give you the strength to get threw this Wendy / love Susanne Husband /
Joan hodgesWhat a tough few years for you both and what an amazing caregiver you have been to bud. Our condolences and love to your family and peace as you grieve the loss of your best friend x
Penny NicolI am really just stunned that the world has lost Bud. Wendy, you and Bud were a fantastic couple, and had such a wonderful life together, it's just hard to imagine he is gone. I still can't believe it. I remember working with Bud and he was always one of my favorites at work. Bud was one of the kindest, most thoughtful, sweet natured people you could ever find. I remember him up to his armpits in cornstarch, on a mogul breakdown - with a HUGE amount of stress due to mounting cost by the minute, and he would always be cool and handling the situation in a truly professional way. He was so special, I am so sad to hear of his passing. I know this is just an incredibly hard time for you. The only thing I can think of to say, is that living with an illness being so difficult, at least he is at peace now. Time will make it easier, but until then, know that I am thinking of you and Bud every day, and hoping and praying that you find comfort during this difficult time. I will always remember Bud, I haven't seen him for many years but I still remember him smiling with his hands in his pockets while we shared a joke. I will see him again in heaven, of that I am sure.
Anna Marie A.Dear Tammy and family, I'm so sorry for your loss. There are no words to lessen the pain, but I hope that you will find solace in knowing that you have friends who have you in their thoughts and prayers at this time. HUGS! -AMA
TERRY MILLAR AND EUNICE NKRUMAHWendy we are so sorry to hear of Bud passing you and your family have our deepest condolences , you will be in our prayers
Julia & Tom AdamsonWendy & Family, We are so very sorry to hear of your loss which we will both feel deeply. We have many wonderful memories of our times spent together with him. He will definitely be missed.
Wendy and Fred NormanWendy, budski was truly a lovely man, you were both so very blessed to love so deeply and be the best of friends, all at the same time. Fred and I offer our deepest sympathy to you and your family. Xxxxxxx
Carol KeepWendy, Sad to hear about Bud. Your marriage was one of amazing love, courage and strength. Bud will be missed and remembered by many. You and your family have my deepest condolences.
Ted NeillMy thoughts are with you all during this time of sorrow. Bud was a wonderful man that shall be truly missed. I carry many fond memories of him that I shall cherish forever.
Cheryle Hilton-Taylor & Niki Laithwaite Niki and I are saddened by your great loss Wendy. Our sincerest condolences to you whole family. Our memories of Bud will always be of the kind gentleman that he was.
Cheryle Hilton-Taylor & Niki Laithwaite Niki and I are saddened by your great loss Wendy. Our sincerest condolences to you and your whole family. Our memories of Bud will always be of the kind gentleman that he was.
Charlie PertMy deeepest thoughts are with you and your family. Bud and i worked at McCormicks together for about 30 years. I have fond memories of him telling me to go home after 9 hours and i would tell him the same. I am so so sorry to be losing him as a kind, and funny friend. Charlie Pert
Miriam Kerr & John BeardenOur deepest love and sympathy are with you at this time. It has been a long journey for both of you. Your faithfulness to care for your best friend was amazing to watch even if it was from afar. You are a real jewel in Bud's crown. My favourite picture of Bud is him sitting at the table reading the Bible. Try to remember the good precious moments you both shared.
Ted PerkinsWendy and family, sorry for your loss, I will always be grateful for what a true friend Bud was to my father. He will be sorrowfully missed
Pauline Devilee-HaygarthDear Wendy, You and Bud have been wonderful outstanding neighbours and friends to our family; but, especially to my Mom and Dad.. I can't Thank you enough for all of your help and kindness over the years. Mom and Dad are very sad to hear that Bud is now fishing and hunting up in heaven, they will miss him greatly. Wendy you have been an exceptional wife and best friend to your husband you can take a deep breath knowing you did everything for him. Please feel free to reach out to our family if you need anything, it would be our pleasure to help! Love Pauline.
Kim CookSo sorry for your loss. I knew Bud and Wendy for most of the 30 years I worked at McCormicks. I remember how great Bud was to work for and his wonderful sense of humour. He used to give people nicknames if he thought theirs didn't fit them. Mine was Molly and it still makes me smile to think of that. I was fortunate to be able to talk to him a few times after the plant closure as he knew my neighbours. He will be missed!
Sue Harris and Rick FosterWendy So sorry to hear of Bud's passing. We have only fond memories of the fun loving person he was. He was the best of the best as a supervisor at McCormicks . There was never a person that had as much respect from his co workers! May he finally rest in peace! Love from Sue and Rick,
BevDear Wendy and family, Bud was the first person I worked with the day I started at McCormick's, later to become my boss and remember a neighbour. He was always a hoot to work with and a very fair boss. Praying that our lord comforts you and the family at this difficult time. Thank you Bud for many found memories at McCormick's
Dave RobinsonAlthough I didn't get to know Bud as well as the others on this list, all I can offer is my condolences and a truism. Wendy and family; Only time will ease the pain you are feeling now.
Sharon Crawford (steeves)Wendy, It has been a long time but I still want to offer my condolences to you Tammy and Chris. I often think of you and your family and hope that with time your loss will get easier. Take care. from an old friend Sharon
Carolyn KennedyDearest Wendy, I am forever grateful for the fb posts we shared as we both walked our husbands through very "dark" days. I am so thankful that Bud is forever healed and basking in the glow of heaven. My heart is heavy for you and I pray for ongoing peace and even joy as you journey this next path of life. Love Carolyn
Joe & Janet Horvath, familyWendy, Tammy, Chris and family, we are very sorry to hear that Bud has passed. We will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers at this very difficult time. Love Joe & Janet (Uncle Joe & Aunt Janet) family
Val RossMy prayers are with you Wendy and Family! Stay strong for one another! XXX
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