Age 92, passed away on Tuesday, August 13, 2019. He was born in Hastings, Michigan on September 12, 1926, the son of the late Clarence and Berniece (McDermott) Texter. Bud was drafted into the U.S. Army during WWII and was honorably discharged from the U.S. Air Force. He is survived by his wife, Joan; children, John (Tracy) Texter, Julie Ann (Michael) Webster and Sally Texter; step-children, Gregory (Amy) Francisco and Ronda (Rick) Furrow; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Bud was preceded in death by his first wife, Dorothy (Ernst) Texter and infant daughter, Carol Louise Texter. A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held on Monday, August 19, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Oshtemo United Methodist Church, 6574 Stadium Dr., Kalamazoo, MI 49009. Memorial contributions may be made to Habitat for Humanity, Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan or Oshtemo United Methodist Church. Family and friends may share a condolence message online at www.joldersma-klein.com.