HAGERSTOWN, Ind. - Calvin Lee "Bud" Sherrow, 70, of Hagerstown,went home to heaven on Nov. 16, 2011.
He was born Jan. 7, 1941, in Richmond, Ind., to Joseph Sherrow and Betty (Sherrow) Parrett.
Bud earned his GED and went on to serve in the United States Army. He served overseas and had fond memories of his time spent in Germany and Korea. Following his service to his country, he returned to Richmond. He worked at Kemper Cabinet Co. for nearly 38 years, retiring in 2003.
Bud married Judy Hunter Sherrow on Oct. 7, 1967, and welcomed three children into their family. Bud was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was a loyal brother, uncle and friend. Bud was happiest spending time with his family, making memories with his grandchildren, reading and gardening.
Bud is survived by his children, Jeff (Laura) Sherrow of Hagerstown, Tony Sherrow of Richmond, and Christina (Brad) Johnson of Wilmore, Ky.; his nine grandchildren, Ashley Sherrow, Morgan Kincaid, Zackery, Grace and Lillee Sherrow, Sam, Luke, Caleb and Matthew Johnson. Also surviving are his siblings, Harriet Clark of Franklin, Ind., Charlie Parrett (Carol) of Richmond, and Carl Parrett (Sandy) of Richmond. He also leaves an aunt, several cousins, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife; his parents; his stepfather, Ed Parrett; his sisters, Joan Clapp, Carol Simpson and Brenda Riddle; and his grandsons, Dylan Sherrow and Austin Sherrow.
A celebration of Bud's life will be held at First United Methodist Church at 318 National Road West in Richmond on Saturday, Nov. 19, at 10 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Gleaners Food Bank at 3737 Waldemere Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46241, or www.gleaners.org.