Joseph “Bud” Lanyon, 70, of San Bernardino County, Calif., and a former Baker City resident, died April 7, 2003, at Community Hospital of San Bernardino.
His graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Mount Hope Cemetery. Pastor Monte Loyd of the Baker Valley Christian Assembly will officiate. Military rites will be conducted by the Oregon Army National Guard.
Bud was born on Aug. 17, 1932, at Baker City. He was a son of Joseph and Blance Hickerson Lanyon. He was raised and attended school in Baker City. He entered the U.S. Air Force in 1951 and was honorably discharged in 1954. Upon discharge, he moved to San Bernardino County, Calif. He worked in construction.
Survivors include six daughters, Arlene Lacher of Victorville, Calif., Cynthia Aguila and Sandra Wallace, both of San Bernardino, Calif., Brenda Jones of Fontana, Calif., Emily of Running Springs, Calif., and Darla of Redding, Calif.; three sons, Joe of San Bernardino, Bryan of Georgia and Kenneth of Texas; 31 grandchildren; and 22 great- grandchildren; a brother and sister-in-law, Ken and Donna Lanyon of Yamhill; a brother, Fred Schuck of Albany; a sister, Grace Ann Haskin of Boise; a sister and brother-in-law, Betty and Bud Balch of Tacoma, Wash.; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents and twin sister, Joan.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice through Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St., Baker City, OR 97814.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, April 28, 2003
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor