Edward F. "Bud" Wojcik
Edward F. "Bud" Wojcik, age 91, of 3490 Lombardy Road S.W., Sherrodsville, died Monday afternoon, Dec. 7, 2009, in Schroenbrunn Healthcare Center at New Philadelphia.
Born Aug. 18, 1918, in Vestaburg, PA, he was the son of the late Anthony "Tony" and Julia Welk (Dale) Wojcik.
Edward was a dairy farmer at his Sunset Valley Farm near Atwood Lake for all of his life. He also helped his family in the operation of the former Sunset Valley Bakery. Bud will be sadly missed by all of his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Martha Bendure Wojcik, whom he married Aug. 11, 1954; a son, David Edward (Susan) Wojcik of Sherrodsville; a step-daughter, Cheryl L. Eick of Strasburg; three step-grandsons, Joshua James (Nikki) Metcalf, Cody James (Tanya) Metcalf, and Jason Edward Eick, all of New Philadelphia; and step-great-grandchildren, Madilyn E. and Jaden E. Metcalf, both of New Philadelphia.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Betty Wojcik Kolodziejski, who died Oct. 31, 2009, and Helen Wojcik.
Funeral services will be conducted 1p.m. Dec. 10 in Baxter-Gardner Funeral Home at Sherrodsville with Rev. Lester Stephens officiating. Interment will follow in Leesville Cemetery. Calling hours will be held Thursday from 11a.m. until time of services in the funeral home. The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Tuscarawas County, 201 West Third Street, Dover, 44622. To leave an online condolence, visit baxtergardner.com.