Gordon R. “Bud” Murrell, baptized into the hope of Christ’s Resurrection on Sunday, March 20, 2016.
Beloved husband of the late Helen M. Murrell. Loving father and father-in-law of Barbara (Bob) Mueller, Carol (Tom) McCarthy and Nancy (Bill) Stanley. Loving grandfather of Lisa (Andy) Coleman, Matthew (Jana) Mueller, Michael McCarthy, Katherine (Matthew) Schaeffer, Melissa Miller and Erin Corbett. Great-grandfather of Joshua and Ashley Jones, Sam and Joel Miller, Fischer and Maddison Coleman, Brendon, Charlie and Grant Corbett, and Charlotte Schaeffer. Our dear uncle, great-uncle, cousin and friend to many.
Bud was a Marine Raider during WWII, a member of South St. Louis MCL Det. 183, Pvt. George Phillips MCL Det. 1214, VFW Post 6274, American Legion Post 208, Knights of Columbus Council 11139 and St. Louis 4th Degree Assembly 565.
Services: Funeral Tuesday, March 29, 9am from Buchholz Mortuary West, 2211 Clarkson Road to Ascension Catholic Church, 230 Santa Maria Drive, 63005 for a 9:30 am Mass. Interment National Cemetery, Jefferson Barracks, MO.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to one of the organizations mentioned above or the Church of the Ascension would be appreciated. Visitation Monday, 4-8 pm.