Carl (Bud) Joseph Bahret, age 84, passed from this life on May 13, 2011. Born in Page City, Kan.
He was a member of the Murray Hill United Methodist Church of Jacksonville and loved his Sunday School Class. Bud graduated from Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kan. and then attended graduate school at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colo. He taught school for 3 years in Kansas and then went into the Army during the Korean War. He served as a Physician’s Assistant at Walter Reed Army Hospital in Washington, D.C. After the Army he worked for an insurance company and moved to Indiana. He then worked for Tuloma Gas Company selling to farmers, then worked for Standard Oil Company and then the Farm Bureau Co-op. After retiring from the Co-op, he became part owner in an asphalt company and then after selling his share he retired again and moved to Ormond Beach, Fla., in 1991. He loved his family and church and became involved at Community United Methodist Church in Daytona Beach, Fla. He loved volunteering and helping out during Bike Week and was a fan of Harley Davidson Motorcycles.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Sandra; and his daughter, Tracy Bahret; son, Carl J. Bahret, Jr. of Jacksonville; sister, Marguerite (Margie) Daniels and brother-in-law, The Reverend Gerald Daniels of Deland, Fla.; niece, Karen Daughtery of Ala.; nephews, Jerry Daniels, of Texas, and David Daniels of Ore.; several great-nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father.
Memorial Service will be held at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18, 2011, at Murray Hill United Methodist Church, 4101 College St., Jacksonville, FL 32205.
Funeral arrangements are under the care of Hardage-Giddens Edgewood Funeral Home, 729 S. Edgewood Ave., Jacksonville, FL, 32205.
In lieu of flowers you may send memorials to Northeast Community Hospice, 4266 Sunbeam Rd., Jacksonville, FL, 32205.
Condolences may be offered at www.hardage-giddensedgewood.com.