— Ferdinand “Bud” “Pete” Bethe, Jr., 85, passed away
Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009, at Gibson General Hospital.
He was born
He was a coal miner and retired from Peabody Coal Co., a truck driver and a welder. He was a member of Zion United Church of Christ in Elberfeld. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII.
He was a member of American Legion Post 351 in Elberfeld and a member of VFW 2714 in
Survivors include a son, Steven
Bethe; sisters, Wanda Bethe, Evelyn Butcher; and brothers, Alfred and Lowell
Funeral services will be at
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m.Thursday at the funeral home.