William C. "Bud" Dunnigan, 87, of Butler passed away on February 26, 2020 at his home.
Born November 30, 1932 in Pittsburgh, PA, he was the son of William Dunnigan and Mary Brunner Dunnigan.
Bud had served in the US Army during the Korean War.
Bud had worked as a union painter. He started Boy Scout Troop 68 in Pittsburgh, remaining close to all his scouts and their families. He enjoyed hunting, going to his camp in Forrest County, Traveling, going to casinos and horse races, playing cards and listening to Irish music. He was loved and admired by all who knew him. No one ever heard him say a negative word about anyone, he was always willing to lend a hand to anyone who needed help. Bud was very proud of his Irish heritage and had planned his second trip to Ireland with his friends, the Ed Laffey family, in May. He enjoyed visiting his daughter and her family in Virginia Beach. Bill Had three families, his own loving family, his former Boy Scouts who cared for "Mr. D." and included him in their lives and family events, and the children and grandchildren of Dorothy Blacksmith, the love of his life.
Surviving are his son, William J. Dunnigan of Butler, his daughter, Deborah S. Smith of Virginia Beach, VA, his sister, Mary Dunnigan of Butler, 5 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents, his sister, Joanne Dunnigan, his son, Robert Dunnigan and his long-time companion Dorothy Blacksmith.
Friends will be received on Sunday, March 1, 2020, from 2-4 & 6-8 and Monday, March 2, 2020, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm at Fox Funeral Home, Inc., Saxonburg, PA.
A blessing service will follow at noon with Rev. Charles Bober officiating.
Interment will follow in Saxonburg Memorial Church Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
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