Gordon N. “Bud” Scranton
A service of celebration for longtime Lamar resident, Gordon N. “Bud” Scranton was held at 1:00 PM Tuesday January 8, 2013 at the Peacock Family Chapel in Lamar with Deacon Henry Wertin officiating. Disposition of cremains will take place at a later date.
Per Bud’s request cremation has taken place and there was no public visitation.
Bud was born on September 22, 1931 in Hugoton, Kansas to Russell Eugene Scranton and Jesse Lucille Mills-Scranton and departed this life on Monday December 24, 2012 at Prowers Medical Center in Lamar at the age of 81.
Mr. Scranton was preceded in death by his parents, by three siblings – M.D. “Dean” Scranton; Illa Jo Appel; and Ina Bell Campbell; and by his brothers-in-law: Carl Appel, A.E. Davidson, Warren Ralph Campbell and Kenneth Thompson; sister-in-law Bea Mae Scranton; nephew Pete (Annie) Appel and a niece Allysandra Vigil.
Bud Scranton is survived by his wife-Jean Scranton of the family home in Lamar; by four daughters – Kathleen M. Scranton of Lamar; Paula (Dave) Miller of La Junta, Colorado; Darla (Dale) Specht of Lamar; and Holly (Brandon) Coco of Colorado Springs, Colorado; by nine grandchildren – Maureen (Ron) Swain; Neil (Lindsay) Ewing; Michael Coco; John Miller; Grayson Coco; Hayley Specht; Elisabeth Coco; Riley Coco; and Jacob Specht; by two great grandchildren – Monroe and Audrey Swain; and twins expected shortly; by six siblings – Betty Ann Thompson of Reno, Nevada; Bonnie (John) Duewall of McKinney, Texas; Connie (Joe) Sherriff of Tulsa, OK; Clara Orr of Casper, WY; Darlene (Gale) McBee of Pueblo, CO; and Russell (Rhonda) Scranton, Jr. of Longmont, CO; as well as by his sister-in-law Carla Scranton, 10 nieces, 9 nephews, cousins, other relatives, and many friends.
Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the “Remember Foundation” either through John Abbott, D.O at High Plains Community Health Center or through the funeral home office.