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Louis C. ‘Bud’ Conrad, 87, of Dry Ridge, died Aug. 11, 2012, at the St. Elizabeth Hospital in Grant County.
Bud was a person of many jobs; his last work was hauling water in Owen and Grant counties. He was known to many people as the “water man.” Bud was a farmer, former co-owner and manager of Grant County Farm Supply and a member of the Dry Ridge Baptist Church. He was a World War II Army veteran and a founding member of the Jonesville Volunteer Fire Department.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clifford and Anna W. Conrad; his first wife, Margaret Thornton Conrad; a son, Louis C. Conrad, Jr.; a grandson, Troy Conrad; a granddaughter, Susan McClure; a stepson, Bill Samford; two sisters and five brothers.
Survivors include his wife, Sylvia K. Conrad; a son, David Conrad of Smyrna, Tenn; a stepson, Mark Kyle of Carrollton; stepdaughters, Geraldine Utz of Lexington and Mona Ammerman of Dry Ridge; granddaughters, Tracy Smith and Terri Woodyard and a great grandson, Drew Combs. He also has several step grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on Aug. 14 at the Eckler-McDaniel Funeral Home in Dry Ridge.
Burial with military honors was in the Jonesville Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to the Macedonia Baptist Church or the Dry Ridge Baptist Church.
Online condolences can be made at www.mcdanielfuneralhome.com.