Bud Clifford McGee was born June 10, 1933, in Yellow Jacket, Colo., the son of Emil and Dimples (Ferguson) McGee. He passed away at Vista Grande Inn on Sunday, March 23, 2014 at the age of 80.
In 1968, Bud married Elizabeth Polaco in Albuquerque, N.M. They were married 46 years. Bud was a member of the Portland, Ore. Eagles. He worked in the mines, oil fields, and logging mills in Oregon. Bud loved the outdoors especially fishing and camping.
Bud is survived by his wife Elizabeth McGee of Cortez; his brother, Jim McGee of Cortez; and his cousins, Liddie Rose of Cortez, Johnny McGee and Richard McGee both of Grand Junction, Colo. He was preceded in death by his parents, Emil and Dimples McGee.
Elizabeth extends her appreciation to the staff of Vista Grande. Cremation has taken place and a private memorial service will be held.
Services are under the direction of Ertel Funeral Home. For further information or to send condolences, log on to www.ertelfuneralhome.com and click on the obituary section.