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Warren G. “Bud” Best

Best, Warren (2)

Graveside services for Warren G. “Bud” Best, 88, Lawrence will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, June 26, 2017 at Oak Hill Cemetery. He passed away Monday, June 12, 2017 at his home.

Bud was born May 19, 1929 in Stanley, KS.

He served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War in the 24th Infantry Communications Division as Sargent 1st Class.

He was a member of the Masons #6 in Lawrence, Scottish Rite of Lawrence, Abdallah Temple of Kansas City, KS, American Legion Post #8 and VFW #852.

He was an installer at Western Electric and then worked in quality control for AT&T until he retired September of 1984.

Bud married Helen A. Montell August 6 1953 in Kansas City, MO. She preceded him in death September 4, 2010.

Survivors include his daughter, Terry (Jim) Rood, Lawrence; one grandchild, Dan (Cyndi) Rood; two great grandchildren, Matthew and Allison; and a half- sister, Winfred Tidd, Lawrence.


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  • ben eaton jr says:

    my prayers to buds family i met him threw my dad ben sr when i was a kid. He was a great guy learned alot about him and his life growing up, dad and he went to breakfast alot back then i am truely sorry for your loss and may he watch over you always

  • Ms. F. Taylor says:

    Sincere Condolences To The Best Family,
    So sorry for your loss. Through heartfelt prayer, you can experience, “the peace of God that excel all thought.” Philippians 4:7. With Kindness, Comfort & Peace,

  • Al Rogers says:

    Bud was one of the first gentleman I played golf with after my move to Lawrence. We had many laughs at the Orchards golf course. Will miss him. I am sorry for your loss ,however, I’m sure he is making more birdies than he ever did!

  • Pete Anderson says:

    Terry…so sorry to hear about your dad. We used to see him often
    at Shake and Steak. warm regards, pete and joan Anderson

  • Ilene Shoemaker says:

    So sorry for your loss. I had the pleasure of knowing Bud when I was employed at Service-Tronics in Lawrence. He would come in and rent movies and we always had a good visit. His love for his family was outstanding! Thoughts and prayers.