Bud Courson, 73, of Wayne Twp. Ellwood City passed away unexpectedly Thursday, November 5, 2020 at UPMC Passavant Hospital.
Born November 15, 1946 in Ellwood City, he was the son of the late Fred and Leona Thompson Courson. He was married to Cindy Hoyman Courson for 24 years, she survives.
Bud was a 1964 graduate of Riverside High School. He spent 30 years in the Air Force National Guard in Pittsburgh retiring as a Master Sergeant. With his family, Bud owned and operated the Oak Grove Inn for 25 years. Bud loved to travel and to ride his Harley. He especially enjoyed family vacations at their camp at Geneva on the Lake, Ohio.
In addition to his wife, Cindy, survivors include a daughter, Shannon (James) Brown; and sister, Janie (Lemuel) Linville of Ellwood City.
He was preceded in death by his grandson, Elek James Brown on October 17, 2020.
Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday November 10 from 2-4 and 6 until the time of the funeral service at 8 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home, 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City. Rev. Dennis Arndt of Lillyville Church of God will officiate. Final interment will take place in Wurtemburg Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Wounded Warriors.
Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.