Budd Corbett Argyle passed away December 14, 2008, in Prescott, Arizona. He very recently suffered the loss of his wife of 62 years, Faelela Adams Argyle, who passed away one month before his death on November 14, 2008. He is survived by their children Sharon Pomeroy (of Tulelake, CA), Connie Blanchard (of Eugene, OR), James Adams Argyle (of Chino Valley, AZ), and Diane Edvenson (of Hollister, CA); sisters Louise Randall and Patty Drage; and 17 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father (Ben Clifford Argyle) and his mother (Josephine Corbett Argyle).
Budd was born in West Bountiful, Utah on June 15, 1925. He graduated from Davis High School in Bountiful, Utah. He served in the United States Air Force as a tail gunner in WWII, during which time his plane was shot down on December 3, 1944. He was held a prisoner of war by the Germans until the camp was liberated on May 1, 1945. He was employed with Northrup King Seed Company for 40 years. He served in various positions in the LDS church including a mission to the Samoan Islands and, most recently, Bishop and Patriarch. He was an active volunteer in his community, including working in and supervising the volunteer program at a local homeless shelter. His hobbies included journaling and genealogy.
Funeral services for Budd will be held at the old Centerville LDS Chapel, 160 South 300 East on Friday, December 19, 2008, at 10 a.m. with a viewing at 9 a.m. Interment will follow the funeral service at the Centerville City Cemetery. Online guest book at www.russonmortuary.com.