Albert Budd Jr., 66 of Freeville, NY died peacefully with his family by his side on Saturday, March 27, 2021.
Albert was born on August 28, 1954 in Brooklyn, NY , son of Albert and Ida Arnone Budd.
Attending Monroe Woodbury High School in Monroe, NY, he graduated in 1973. He became a volunteer Fire Fighter and was a smoke jumper in Monroe, NY.
Later starting his career in printing, he was hired by Goshen Litho in 1975 in Goshen, NY and eventually ended up finishing his career with Van Guard Printing in Ithaca, NY.
Albert married in 1975 Debra Ofeldt who he spent many camping trips with around NYS. He always picked camping grounds that were assessable to various events and sites.
He enjoyed hunting, golfing and bowling in his free time and had been a member of various Leagues , both in Groton and Cortland. He was recognized for several 300 games.
His true passion was to spend time with his family and enjoyed making family memories which will held dearly by those he leaves behind.
He is survived by his wife, Debra at home, his children, Ann-Marie (Raymond) Emery of King Ferry and Albert (Kimberly) Budd III of Freeville, and grandchildren, Dylan, ALyssa, and Kyra Budd, Cruiz, Emery, and Nicole Stone and His great grand children, Jayden and Veronica Stone and Aria Emery. He is survived by his siblings, Christopher Pickell of Washington, and Rose L. Budd of Virginia, and Teresa Bromley of the Catskills. Albert also was fortunate to consider Stacy Ayers of Freeville as his "adopted" daughter, and his neighbors, Lisa and Roger Steve and kids as his extended family.
Besides his parents he was predeceased by his siblings Bill, Frank, Genevieve Budd, Mary Caldwell and Ida Budd-Odom. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
There will be a celebration of his life and a chance to gather to remember and share stories on Sunday, April 18, 2021, 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. at the Etna Fire Station, 26 Wood Rd, Freeville
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or to Hospicare.
Please leave condolences and sign the guest book at www.zirbelfuneralhome.com