Albert C. “Bud” Owen, 93, of Amherst, a former painter, died March 14 at the Center for Extended Care in Amherst.
Born in Amherst, he grew up working on his family’s farm logging and delivering milk.
He was hired on campus as a farmhand in 1943 but left to serve in the Navy during World War II. He returned to campus in 1954 as a janitor and was promoted to painter the following year. He left in 1984.
He leaves his children, Earl Owen and Mary Ann Phelon, and seven grandchildren.
Calling hours are Sunday, March 17 from 2-5 p.m. at the Czelusniak Funeral Home of Northampton.