NELIUS "BUD" SPRADLIN, 81, of Sidney went home to be with the Lord at 4:45 A.M. Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at his residence. He was born on June 12, 1938 in Strunk, Kentucky, the son of the late Jesse and Vernie (Cooper) Spradlin. On November 10, 1956, Bud married the former Linda Buss, who preceded him in death on April 13, 2002.
Bud is survived by six children, Randall (Lorraine) Spradlin, Terry Spradlin, Timothy (Teresa) Spradlin, Kelly Spradlin, Korey Spradlin and Julie (Darrell) Smith; six grandchildren, Rudy, Jeremy, Wesley, Wayne, Dustin and Cody; and thirteen great-grandchildren, Tiffany, Layne, Emma, Mariah, Madison, Riley, Caprice, Ryleigh, Skylar, McKenna, Kailey, Talyn and Zaylen. He was preceded in death by daughter, Rhonda Spradlin; grandson, Timmy; four sisters; four brothers; and his loving canine companion, Buster.
Bud was retired from Piqua Emery Foundry where he served as a maintenance supervisor for more than 20 years. Bud was an avid antique car and firearm enthusiast. He enjoyed collecting die cast cars and wheeling and dealing various collectibles. Most of all, he loved his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and will be truly missed.
Funeral Services will be held Friday, June 21, 2019 at 1 P.M. at Sidney Apostolic Temple, 210 S. Pomeroy Ave., Sidney with Rev. Mark Hina officiating. Burial will follow at Graceland Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church on Friday from 11 A.M. until the time of service. Memorial contributions may be made to Wilson Hospice Care or to S.C.A.R.F. in Bud's memory. Condolences may be expressed to the Spradlin family at the funeral home's website, www.cromesfh.com
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