Edward C. "Bud" Whyte, III Tuesday, February 12, 1929 - Friday, July 14, 2017

Formerly of Fort Ashby, WV-

Edward “Bud” Clymer Whyte, III, 88, of Hagerstown, formerly of Fort Ashby, died Friday, July 14, 2017 at Somerford Place.

Born February 12, 1929 in Catonsville, MD, he was the son of the late Edward C. Whyte, II and Julianna (Prince) Whyte.

He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict. Bud also belonged to the National Guard for 34 years.

Mr. Whyte was a retired Civil Service employee, having been a Federal Government Inspector. He was also retired from Hercules, Inc. where he was a Quality Assurance Representative.

Mr. Whyte was a member of the Robert White Lodge #67, A.F. & A.M., Martinsburg; Hancock American Legion, Post #26; and, Fort Ashby Lions Club.

Bud enjoyed golfing with his buddies, loved being outdoors working in the yard, and always enjoyed a trip to Fort Frederick State Park where he grew up and helped his Dad maintain the park.

Bud is survived by his two children, Michael Whyte, Fort Ashby, and Michelle Pope and husband Patrick, Martinsburg, WV Also a special friend Julia “Pat” McMurtrie, Hagerstown, Md.

Friends will be received at the Upchurch Funeral Home, Inc., Route 28, Fort Ashby, on Tuesday from 6-8 PM

The funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday at 1 PM with Pastor John Sines, officiating.

Interment will be in Fort Ashby Cemetery, where military honors will be accorded by Fort Cumberland Post #13 Veterans Honor Guard.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

The family extends a special thank you to Hospice of Washington County and also to his caregivers at Somerford Place for the kind compassionate care provided to Bud.

Join us on Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 12:45pm