Marvin Eugene “Bud”
Marvin Eugene “Bud” Breeding passed away on February 26, 2012 at Mercy
Western Hills of Cincinnati where he had been recovering from heart
Marvin was born on June 11, 1947 to the late Robert and Williema
(Wilson) Breeding in Dayton, Ohio. A graduate of Belmont High
School, Marvin served in the United States Navy aboard the U.S.S.
Enterprise. He married Gretchen (Bowers) in 1967; she preceded
him in death in 2008.
Mr. Breeding held several careers in his life including a sales
representative for VPP of Versailles and most recently the proprietor
of Choices Gifts Plus.
Bud was an active musician and artist, involved in numerous community
theatres and directed for several local theatre groups as well.
He was also an excellent painter and drawer which he did as a past time
for many years. A noted area soloist, Bud sang for many different
groups throughout the area and even recorded a CD in 2008.
He was a member of the P.P. Minister Team of Columbus, and Towne &
Country Players. He was a former member of the Darke County Civic
Theatre, The Richmond Civic Theatre, and the former Whitewater Opera
Company and the Miami Shelby Men’s Chorus.
He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Versailles and sang in
the church choir.
He is survived by a son, Ryland L. Breeding of Richmond, Virginia a
step mother, Helen Breeding of Dayton, and numerous cousins and friends.
The family will receive friends at Trinity Lutheran Church at the
corner of Steffen and Wood Street in Versailles on Saturday March 3,
2012 from 10:00 to 11:00 AM with a Memorial Service at 11:00 AM with
Pastor Robert Akins presiding. Interment will be in the family
plot in New Carlisle at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Organ Restoration Fund of
Trinity or to the charity of the donor’s choice.
Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com