Lloyd (Bud) Duane Winans Jr.
Alfred Station/ Andover
Lloyd (Bud) Duane Winans Jr., 60 of Andover NY passed away January 11, 2021 after a short battle with Glioblastoma (brain cancer) surrounded by close family.
Bud was born on September 24, 1960 in Hornell, NY to Dolores (Walsh) and Lloyd Winans Sr, and was a graduate of Wellsville Central School (class of 1978). He grew up working at local farms which he loved being on. After high school, Bud worked at Jones Memorial Hospital then went on to teach at BOCES in Hornell. He then went on to work at Foster Wheeler in Dansville, then Crowley’s in Arkport. He then started his 15 year career at Kodak in Rochester, until they closed. Bud worked at Dresser Rand (Siemens) in Wellsville and Olean.
Bud was always smiling, happy and sarcastic. He often told people, “If I didn’t give you a hard time, then you should be worried”. Always known for his sense of humor, even to his last day.
Bud and Sherry wed on July 26,1980. The first night Bud met Sherry, he walked up and asked her to dance. She got off the stool and he said, “What, did you leave your legs at home ?”
Bud was always known for his big heart. He enjoyed spending time with his family. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, and outdoors man. He enjoyed teaching his children and grandchildren how to shoot a gun and hook a fish. He spent his last summer teaching his grandchildren how to grow a garden, which brought him so much joy,
He was predeceased by his mother and father; Dolores and Lloyd Winans Sr., brother; Michael Winans, father and mother-in-law; Ralph and Betty Allen, and brother-in-law; Dennis Allen.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years; Sherry Winans, son Kyle (Erika) Winans of Alfred Station, daughter; Amber and Chris Madison of Andover, son; Tyler and Lauren Winans of Hornell, his beloved grandchildren; Riley, Camden, Makenna, Avery,Emily, Liam, Nolan, Sophia, Savannah, Zane and Jackson,
Also surviving are his two sisters; Margaret (Tony) Kuras of Derby, NY, and Vaughnda Bone of Sebastian Florida, four brothers; Steve and Francine Winans of Vero Beach Florida, Patrick and Zuly Winans of Gainsville Florida, Alan Winans of Syracuse, NY, Neil and Diane Winans of Wellsville, NY, brother-in-law; Larry and Robin Adkins Allen of Delmar Maryland, Sister & brother-in-law; Susan and Mike Snyder of Alfred Station, NY, and several nieces and nephews.
Bud touched the heart and lives of so many being the gentle giant that he was. Many even thought that he was “Hulk Hogan” because of his stature and mustache. The memories will be cherished, and the love will never cease to exist. To send a remembrance to the family, please visit www.brownandpowersfuneralhomes.com or on Facebook@ brownpowersfh. The family is being assisted by Gerald R. Brown Director.
The family will be present to receive friends on Friday (Jan. 15, 2021) from 4 until 7 PM at the Bender-Brown & Powers Funeral Home, 354 Canisteo Street in Hornell. A private funeral service will be held for the family.
In lieu of flowers, the family is asking donations be made to the Hart House in Wellsville, Almond Rod and Gun Club to help kids less fortunate to attend DEC Camp.
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