Harold (Bud) Eugene Giffin


Harold (Bud) Eugene Giffin, 76 of Cottage Grove, OR passed away February 1, 2019.  He was born May 10, 1943 in Fresno, CA to Charles and Edith (Kirker) Giffin.  Bud graduated from Tulare Union High School in 1961 and then received a bachelor’s degree in business from Bakersfield College. He married Marcia Anne Black on June 26, 1961 in Visalia, CA.  He joined the Army and retired after 23 years of service. Bud was an avid stamp collector, who loved loud music, had a huge record and CD collection, and collected sports memorabilia.  He was a member of the VFW, President of the Visalia Stamp Club, and was the leader of the Ageless Wonders group at Living Faith Assembly of God Church.  Bud is survived by his loving wife of 57 years Marcia Giffin; sons, Jeffery Giffin (Cindy) and Kevin Giffin (Victoria) of Cottage Grove, OR and Gerold Giffin of Bucyrus, OH, 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.  A celebration of life will be held at 10:30 AM on February 23rd, 2019 at Living Faith Assembly in Cottage Grove, OR.   Arrangements in the care of Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel, Cottage Grove, OR.

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