Brattleboro - Wilbur “Bud” C. Loomis, 93, passed away Saturday morning, August 5, 2017 at Pine Heights Nursing Home.
He was born in East Putney on February 8, 1924, the son of Carroll K. and Olive (Munson) Loomis.
Bud attended school in East Putney and enlisted in the U. S. Army in 1943. He served throughout the duration of WWII under General George S. Patton, 12th Corps. Yankee 26th Division, 328th Infantry, and participated in the Battle of the Bulge.
Following his honorable discharge from active service he lived and worked in Wallingford, CT, later moving to Dummerston and Putney. He worked various jobs in the Brattleboro area until his retirement from FiberMark. He then moved to West Chesterfield and cared for an old and dear friend, Marjorie Hadlock.
Bud loved working outside in the summer and especially enjoyed time in his garden.
He is survived by one brother, Kline Loomis and his wife Joyce of Wallingford, CT; two sisters, JoAn Moye of Davis, Florida and Barbara Titus of Dummerston; a sister-in-law, Marilyn Loomis and dear friends, Douglas and Wendy Hadlock.
Bud was predeceased by three sisters, Althine, Christine and Maxine; 1 brother, Pete, and many nieces and nephews.
Graveside services with full military honors in Meetinghouse Hill Cemetery will be conducted Wednesday, August 9th at 1:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Bud’s name may be made to Pine Heights Nursing Home, 187 Oak Grove Avenue, Brattleboro, VT 05301.
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