February 12, 1921 - November 16, 2011
Feb. 12, 1921 - Nov. 16, 2011
Edward (Bud) Cushing of Willsboro, past away on Nov. 16, 2011, at Horace Nye Nursing Home.
He was born Feb. 12, 1921. He was the son of Edward Cushing Sr. and Lillian (Ellsworth) Cushing.
He married Gladys Sayward on Oct. 28, 1944. Together they ran a dairy farm for more than 60 years. He will always be remembered for his friendly waves from his John Deer tractor.
In addition to his wife, Bud is survived by his children: Jim Cushing, Phyllis and Allen Slopper, Doug and Cathy Cushing, Tom Cushing and JoAnne and Guin Zillman. His grandchildren: Andy and Brenda Sloper, Lee Sloper, Travis and Toni Palmer, Josh and Melanie Palmer, Karen and Scott Pontti, Kimberly and Greg Seigfred, Kevin Cushing, Tom Cushing Jr. Tyler Cushing, Guin Jr. and Micheal Zillman. His great-grandchildren: Brandon and Ashley Sloper, Jaydyn and Abigail Palmer, Wyatt Palmer, Caleb and Brielle Pontti, Joanna and Kaylee Cushing, Hunter Seigfred; also one great-great granddaughter Trinity Sloper. A great-grandson, Bryce Edward Palmer died in 2008.
Bud is survived by two sisters: Ethel Bridge of Willsboro and Theresa Knaupp of Troy.
There will be no calling hours, but the family invited friends and relatives to St. Philip’s Church on Monday Nov 21 at 11 a.m. for a funeral service.
Donations in Bud’s memory may be made to the Willsboro Rescue Squad.
Huestis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.