Walter “Bud” Atwood

Walter “Bud” Atwood, 69

Loving Father Walter “Bud” Atwood, 69, of Trainer, PA passed away Tuesday, August 9, 2011 after a courageously fought battle. Bud, a 1959 graduate of Ridley High School, worked for Boeing for 38 years retiring in 2001. He then worked as a school bus driver for Penn-Delco School District retiring in 2010.

He was a lifetime member of Green Ridge, Folsom, and Garden City Fire Co.’s. He was also a lifetime member of the Delaware County Fire Police and the Pennsylvania State Fire Police. He enjoyed spending time with his family and his beloved boxer Harley.

He was predeceased by his father William Atwood, his mother, AnnaBell Clark Atwood Succio, his aunt Emma Miles Clark, his brother Frank Atwood, and his former wife Sue Anna Yeager Atwood. Survivors: Daughters: Judith (Bob) Horne, Kristine (Dan) Kirk, Susanna (Brian) Ross, Carrie (Eric) Ross and Tracey Atwood, Sisters: Florence (Ken) Gramo and Lonni (Tony) Cabelo, Brother: Robert Succio, Ten Grandchildren, Six Great-Grandchildren, Six Step-Children, Seven Step-Grandchildren, One Step-Great-Grandchild, He is also survived by two dear friends and former wives, Linda Blum Atwood and Alma Marie Carroll Atwood.

Funeral Service: Thursday 11:00 am, at The Minshall Shropshire-Bleyler Funeral Home, Middletown (Rte#352) & Knowlton Roads, Middletown, Media, PA Visitation: Thursday after 9:30 am at the funeral home Interment: Edgewood Memorial Park, Glen Mills, PA Memorial contributions: in memory of Walter Atwood may be given to American Cancer Society, 480 Norristown Road, Suite 150, Blue Bell, PA 19422; OR ALS Association Development Dept., 27001 Agoura Road, Suite 250, Calabasas, CA 91301 On line condolences

Published in The Daily Times from Aug. 13 to Aug. 14, 2011.