Raymond J. “Bud” Treon age 94, of Versailles, Ohio passed away at 10:44 A.M. on Thursday, November 1, 2012 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton. Bud was born September 29, 1918 in Greenville, Ohio to the late William & Alma (Pequignot) Treon.
Bud is survived by his wife of 71 years, Martha E. (Mangen) Treon whom he married June 21, 1941; daughter & son-in-law, Phyllis & Bob Went of Piqua, Ohio; sons & daughters-in-law, Bruce & Theresa Treon of Duncan, South Carolina and Todd & Kelley Treon of Gahanna, Ohio; grandchildren, Aaron Went, Beth Retterbush, Eric Treon, Matthew Treon, Megan Treon and Alex Treon; great grandchildren, Hannah Went, Claire Went, Kara Went, Jake Treon, Abby Claire Treon, Quinten Retterbush, Tatum Retterbush and Brooke Retterbush; brothers, William “Bill” Treon of Versailles, Ohio and Robert Treon of Trenton, Ohio; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Bud is also preceded in death by a grandson, Chad Went; sisters, Kathleen Martin, Nellie Bothast, Ada Shoupp; and an infant sister, Mary Treon.
Bud served in the U.S. Army Infantry during WWII. He retired in 1977 from Poultry Producers in Versailles where he was a truck driver for 34 years. Bud also worked for the Versailles City Park Maintenance Department for 24 years. Bud was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Monday, November 5, 2012 at St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles with Rev. Fr. David Vincent celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Valbert Cemetery in Versailles with Military graveside services conducted by the Versailles Veteran’s Honor Guard. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2:00 to 5:00 P.M. and Monday morning from 9:00 to 10:00 A.M. at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles. In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorial contributions may be made to the Darke County Cancer Association. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com