Robert Rudolph “Bud” Wyler, 88

Published 9:00 am Thursday, March 21, 2019

Robert Rudolph “Bud” Wyler, 88, of Stanford, passed away Saturday, March 16, 2019 at home.

Born December 9, 1930, in Stanford, “Bud” was a son of the late Christian and Matilda Laudemann Wyler and the widower of Anne Hackley Wyler. He was a United States Navy veteran and a lifelong farmer, earning “Farmer of the Year” in 2015. He served on the Lincoln County Dairy Committee, the Southern States Advisory Board, was a member of Farm Bureau, and a member of Hebron Lakeside Church.

Survivors include three sons, Paul Edward Wyler (Susan) of Lancaster, David Bruce Wyler (Megan Welch) of Mount Washington, and Norman Chris Wyler (Colleen) of Kingsport, Tenn.; two sisters, Carolyn Helton of Fort Wright and Rosa Lee Carrier of Waynesburg; three grandchildren, Laura Beth Livers, Deborah Ann Whitsell, and Christian Matthew Wyler; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

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In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Albert Wyler and Fred Wyler; and three sisters, Margaret Alford, Ida Mae Gover, and Elizabeth Cooper.

Funeral services were Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at Spurlin Funeral Home with Reverend Robert Camenisch officiating. Burial followed at Danville Memorial Gardens.

Casket bearers were David Horn, Hunter Horn, Kenneth Gooch, Christian Wyler, Earl Cooper, and Jimmy Alford. Honorary bearers were Larry Brown, Barry Spurlin, Stan Carnes, Gary Wayne Gander, Fred “Bo” Gander, and Boyd Gilliam.

Memorials in lieu of flowers may be given to Hebron Lakeside Church, 27 Boone Road Cutoff, Stanford, KY 40484.