Born in Fort Wayne, IN Graduated from Purdue University with a Degree in Mechanical Engineering.Bud began his career with McDonald Douglas on the East Coast and retired after 20 years in the Silicon Valley. He worked in design, operations and quality functions. Bud was a prime team member for the development of the first POS system for grocery stores while at National Semiconductor in the early 70's. He spent 10 years of his retirement working at the Pro Desk for Home Depot. He could fix or create just about anything and was an absolute master of puns. He loved working on cars, home remodeling cooking and entertaining, and being a sherpa for his belly dancing wife.
He leaves behind his wife Judy, children Kimberly Mollin (Mike), Kenneth Gervais (Heather), Timothy Gervais, Scott Mohler (Mandy), and Kelley Allison (Ted). Grandchildren Ashley Wolf (Dom), Alexa Mollin, Eryk McGill (Brett), Sage Gervais (Allisa), Lizzie Gervais (Scott Geurin) and Christopher Davis, Great Grandchildren Knox Wolf, Amelia and Rosalie Geurin, and Braxton Gervais. A celebration of his life will be on Saturday, July 29th at the far left end of Rio Del Mar beach starting at 3, til sunset.