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Horace "Bud" Dill, 81

Horace "Bud" Dill, 81

Horace "Bud" Dill, 81, of Hendersonville, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2013 at St. Joseph's Campus Mission Hospital.

He was a native and lifelong resident of Henderson County and the son of the late Leonard and Fannie Vess Dill. He was also preceded in death by several brothers and sisters and stepbrothers and sisters. Mr. Dill was employed by the United States Postal Service as a letter carrier for more than 28 years before retiring in 1990. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of Church of Christ and enjoyed music, singing, nature and children. He was a lover of life.

Survivors include his loving wife of 55 years, Linda Hyder Dill; three daughters, Tina Dill Davidson and husband Terry of Hendersonville, Bonnie Dill Parker and husband Andrew of Franklin, TN, and Ramona Dill Weller and husband Walt of Birmingham, AL; son, Bryan Dill and wife Dana of Frankfort, KY; nine grandchildren, Josh, Phil, Timmy and Elise Carland, Luke and Matthew Parker, Zackary and Davis Drew, and Asher Dill; all of whom knew him as "Daddy Dill", and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m., Tuesday, May 21, 2013, in the chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home with Ministers Bryan Dill and Al Bergeron officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to S.E. Children's Home, 115 Childrens Way, Duncan, SC 29334.

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