Hervie “Bud” Barger, age 75, of Eddyville passed away Friday, May 10, 2013, at Saline Care Center in Harrisburg.
Bud was born Jan. 5, 1938, to Clifford and Wilma (Cowan) Barger in Eldorado. He was retired from GM's Electro-Motive Division (EMD) after 32 years.
Bud is survived by his wife, Rose Mary Barger; mother, Wilma Barger; children, Linda (Loren) Wood, Steven (Terrie) Barger, Teresa (David) Atwood, Linda Clarke; brothers, Billy Dean (Sharon) Barger, Kenneth (Dee) Barger; sisters, Mary Ann (Kenneth) Dennis, Brenda (Gene) Baine; grandchildren, Laura (Ron) Frailey, Loren (Kristy) Wood, Lesley Wood, Cassandra (Chirag) Dave, Dustin Barger, Brittany Barger; great-grandchildren, Tommy Frailey, Amy Frailey, Alesha Frailey, Cora Barger, Mahala Barger; and many nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by father, Clifford Barger; brother, Lonnie Barger; sister-in-law, Thelma.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 12, 2013, at Aly Funeral Home in Eddyville. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday May 14, 2013, at Hallowell & James Funeral Home in Countryside. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Hallowell & James Funeral Home in Countryside. Interment will follow at Lyonsville Cemetery in Indian Head Park.
Memorials may be made to: Hospice of Southern Illinois, 305 S. Illinois, Belleville, Ill. 62222 or Saline Care Center, 120 South Land St., Harrisburg, Ill. 62946.