Wilbur Emmett Dole
Wilbur Emmett Dole
  • November 19, 1926 - November 4, 2017
  • The Woodlands, Texas

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W.E. (Bud) Dole, born November 19, 1926, died peacefully in his home on Saturday, November 4, 2017 surrounded by his wife Betty and loving family.

Bud, a Navy veteran of WWII and the Korean War found great joy in volunteering in Midland and Houston at Friendship House, Casa de Amigos, the Police Station and the Cancer Center. He found immense fulfillment providing an empathetic ear for cancer patients.

Bud was an accomplished painter, wood carver and lapidarist. He bred bromeliads and spent countless hours researching his family heritage and genealogy.

Bud is survived by his wife of 62 years Betty Walker Dole, son Scott Dole and daughter-in-law Glenda Dole and their two children Ryan and Adam, daughter Nan Dole Morris and her husband Bob and their two daughters Rachel Morris and Lindsay Pixler and her husband Chris and their two children Jack and Savannah.

"We learned, We laughed. We loved. We lived"

We love you and miss you Papa/Pawpaw

Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at The Woodlands United Methodist Church in The Woodlands, TX.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made in his name to The Woodlands United Methodist Church.