Metcalf, Orville "Bud"

Written by David Green.

Orville G. “Bud” Metcalf, 80, of Camburn Hwy., Morenci, Mich., died Jan. 31, 2006 at Bixby Medical Center in Adrian, Mich.

He was born Jan. 17, 1926 in Seneca Township, Mich., to Otto and Alice (Dippery) Metcalf. He was a lifelong Morenci area resident. He was employed at Bohn in Adrian for 22 years and with the City of Morenci for 13 years.

Bud is survived by one son, Orville (and Becky) Metcalf of Morenci; one daughter, Valerie Wells of Muskegon; one step-daughter, Teresa Priley of Berkey, Ohio; one step-son, Robert (and Sue) Craig of Sand Creek; one sister, June Ladd of Adrian; one half-sister, Judy (and John) Long of Morenci; 16 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Penny Sue, in March 1998; eight sisters, Merle Tinite, Iola Skates, Wava Gillespie, Ella Smith, Elizabeth Fisher, Norma Shulters, Mable Redman and Margaret Merillat.

Funeral services were Feb. 3 at Eagle Funeral Home-Charles Fink Chapel in Morenci with Rev. Mark Smith officiating. Burial will be in Porter Packard Cemetery in Seneca at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Lenawee County or the Morenci Sportsman’s Club.

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