Ronald Wilson (Bud) Moreland was born Sept. 24, 1929, in Butler, the son of Lloyd Wilson and Sally (Derr) Moreland. He passed away March 10, 2009, at the St. Joseph Medical Center, in Kansas City.
Bud was an Army Veteran. He was united in marriage to his wife Judy, on Jan. 19, 1976, in Butler, Mo.
Bud was employed as a farmer in early years of his life in the Rich Hill area, he later worked as a road grater operator for the Mt. Pleasant Township.
He enjoyed spending time with the love of his life, wife Judy, children and grandchildren. He also enjoyed fishing.
Bud was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Tommy Moreland; and two sons, Butch Murray, and Peck Moreland.
He is survived by his wife Judy, of the home; children, Sandy Wilson, Donna Kenney, Brenda Moreland, Dallas Moreland and his wife Crystal, and Tuey Jo Croston and her husband Bob; stepchildren, Berry Lord, Tina Lord, Cheryl Hoover, Jackie Lord, Scott Lord; four sisters, Wanda Blankinship, Lola Stoner, Sally Bauer, Kate Champlin; one brother, J.D. Moreland; several grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are under the direction of Heuser Funeral Home, in Rich Hill, Mo. Visitation will be at 10 a.m., and services at 11 a.m, on March 12, at the funeral home.