Funeral services for Hubert Willie “Bud” Eskew, 76, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, January 10, 2014, in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mr. Eskew died at 4:45 a.m., Wednesday, January 8, 2014, at his home.
He was born March 19, 1937, at Holcomb, Missouri, to Willie Fleemon Eskew and Gladys Marie Polsgrove Eskew. On February 17, 1960, he was married at Flint, Michigan, to Lois Hall. Before his retirement, he worked at General Motors in Michigan. Mr. Eskew was a member of the First Baptist Church, West Plains, Missouri.
He is survived by his wife, Lois Eskew, of the family home; two sons, Bill Eskew and wife, Lisa, and Rick Eskew and wife, Martie, all of Wet Plains, Missouri; five grandchildren, Melissa Blagg and husband, Tye, Michael Eskew and wife, Abigail, Matthew Eskew and wife, Hallie, Jennifer Tidwell and husband, Garrett and Alyssa Eskew; five great-grandchildren, Lillian and Mariah Blagg, Rylie Eskew, Braxton and Aiden Tidwell and one Tidwell on the way; two sisters, Carolyn Mallett and husband, Frank, Diamond City, Arkansas and Lorene Carlile, St. Louis, Missouri; and several nieces and nephews.
His parents and grandparents, precede him in death.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m., Thursday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Oak Lawn Cemetery.