William D. “Bud” Toney

January 31, 1931 - April 15, 2009
William D. “Bud” Toney

William D. ìBudî Toney, 78, of Hendersonville, NC, died Wednesday, April 15, 2009 at Memorial Mission Hospital in Asheville, NC.

A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, he was the son of the late Oliver Howard Toney and Mamie Olive Kuykendall Toney.

He was employed by Cranston Print Works for eighteen years and owned and operated a grading and excavation business for over twenty years. He was of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by his loving family, three sons, Dan Toney and Roger Toney, both of Hendersonville, and Neal Toney and wife, Camilla, of Alabama; one daughter, Wanda Gayle Shipman and husband, Paul, of Tryon; two sisters, Lillian Toney Robinson and husband, Floyd, of Hendersonville and Velma Toney Harrell of Georgia; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 1:30 PM Saturday, April 18, 2009 in the Kirby Memorial Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home. The Reverend Dan Holbert will officiate. Burial will follow at Oak Forest Cemetery in Etowah. The family will receive friends from 12:30 -1:30 PM prior to the service at the funeral home. At other times, the family will be at the home of his son, Roger.


Saturday, April 18, 2009
12:00 AM

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125 Orrs Camp Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

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  • April 16, 2009
    Kimberly Willard says:
    Thinking of you in this time of loss. Our prayers are with you.

  • April 16, 2009
    Margaret Hawkins Smallwood says:
    Velma, Lillian and other family members, I am saddened to learn of Bud's death. Contact me via e-mail or phone @ 614-501-0329. Your cousin, Margaret

  • April 17, 2009
    Al Hope says:
    I'm so sorry to hear about Bud..Always enjoyed talking to him, and seeing him at the Curb Market..I had been thinking about him recently, and wondering about his health..He was a tough old bird, and I know he's in a better place,although it's always hard to let someone go....

  • April 17, 2009
    eloise moffitt farias says:
    My thoughts and prayers are with each of you at this time. Eloise Moffitt Farias

  • April 17, 2009
    Patty Sherman Johnson says:
    Roger and family, My thoughts and prayers are with you during your loss. May God give you strength and comfort through this time. Love, Patty Sherman Johnson