Edgar F. ĎBudí Barnhill

April 22, 1934 - Jan. 10, 2012

Edgar F. "Bud" Barnhill of Waukesha died Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012, at Waukesha Springs at the age of 77. He was born April 22, 1934, in Illinois, the son of James and Myrtle (nee Bahl) Barnhill.

On June 4, 1960, he married the former Rita Getzloff in Bark River, Mich. Bud proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy for 10 years, serving during the Korean and Vietnam wars. The military was a very important part of Budís life. He worked for RTE Cooper for more than 30 years.

He will be sadly missed by his wife, Rita of Waukesha, along with their sons, Thomas (Maria) Barnhill of Lake Geneva, Nathan (Suzanne) Barnhill of Pelham, N.H., and Andrew (Misty) Barnhill of Watertown. He was the proud grandfather of Amanda, Mitchell, Alexander, Bethany, Sonnie, Katie and Michael. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers and sisters.

Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13, at Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. A second visitation will take place from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service Saturday, Jan. 14, at the Wisconsin Memorial Park Family Center Chapel, 12875 W. Capitol Drive, Brookfield. Graveside services will follow with full military honors.

For further information, please call Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035, or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute.