The Obit For Bud Jordan

W. F. "Bud" Jordan

Published in the Dallas Morning News on 7/28/2009

Jordan, W. F. "Bud" Willeford

Frank "BUD" Jordan passed away on July 24, 2009. He was born April 30, 1930 in Texon, Reagan County, TX, where he earned his Eagle Scout award.

He played professional baseball for one year before joining the Air Force. In his 4 years at Lackland AFB, he worked in statistics and pitched on the AF baseball team.

Mr. Jordan graduated from Texas Tech University in Lubbock. He retired from Goodyear with 31 years of service in sales and management.

Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Martha Manning Jordan; brother C.J. Jordan and wife Dorothy of Tulsa, OK; son Billy Jordan and wife Denise of Plano, TX; daughters Becky Wolhart and husband Steve of The Woodlands, TX, and Fran Blevins and husband Brian of Houston, TX; and seven grandchildren.

Graveside Services and Military Rites will be Private at Dallas/Ft. Worth National Cemetery.

Memorials are encouraged to the WEST TEXAS BOYS RANCH 10223 Boys Ranch Road San Angelo, TX 76904-9989, or the Boys Scouts of America.