Funeral services for Thomas J. “Bud” Timberlake, 89, of Corydon, will be at 11 a.m. Monday, April 8, at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon, with burial in Cedar Hill Cemetery. He died Monday, April 1, 2013, at Indian Creek Health and Rehabilitation Center in Corydon.
He was born Nov. 18, 1923 in Harrison County, to the late Lee and Siddie Melton Timberlake. He was a WWII veteran earning three Bronze Stars in campaigns in Normandy, Northern France and Germany. He was successful in business throughout his life, owning a restaurant, a used car lot and also Bud Timberlake and Son, Inc., a local Sealtest dairy product distributorship. Bud was also a member of Oak Grove United Methodist Church, the Fraternal Order of Eagles Old Capitol Aerie #2794 and was a life member of the VFW Post 2950 in Corydon.
Survivors include his sisters, Eleanor Albin and Phyllis Smith, both of Corydon, along with many loving nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Sarah Evelyn Pottorff TImberlake in 1958; his son, Tommy Timberlake in 1961; his sisters, Marcella Jennings, Marjorie Bowman, Edith Will, Dorothy Houghton, Corneil Best and Wilma McCafferty; and his brothers, Woodie, Austin, Bill and Bobby Timberlake.
Visitation at the funeral home will be from 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday and after 9 a.m. Monday.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Tommy, Sarah and Bud Timberlake Scholarship Fund at the Harrison County Community Foundation.