Merle A. (Bud) Dwyer died June 1, 2007. He was born July 29, 1933 in Sacramento, Calif. to Merle W. and Eleanor Dwyer.
He moved to Oregon, where he met and married his wife, LaDonna. The couple celebrated their 51st anniversary on May 5, 2007.
Mr. Dwyer was a Korean War veteran who served in the Marine Corps.
Mr. Dwyer lived in Tucson for 38 years and was employed by Tucson Electric Power as an electrician in the electric shop for 24 years. He retired to Payson in 1995.
He is survived by his wife, LaDonna. A loving father, he is also survived by three children, Michael of Tucson, Russell (Colleen) of Colorado Springs, Colo. and Debra of Tucson; four grandchildren, Christopher, Emma, Kenneth and Sarah of Colorado Springs, Colo.; brother, Darrell (Pat) of Tucson, along with nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and twin brother, Douglas.
A private service was held at Payson Funeral Home and burial was at Mountain Meadows Memorial Cemetery.