Lionel (Bud) St.Amant, age 73, passed away January 11, 2014 at the Kobacker House after 7 years battle with cancer. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend to all. Preceded in death by mother & father Helen and Alex ”Saint” St.Amant; sister, Pat Blankenship. Survived by loving wifeof 52 years Ruth; son, Gary (Traci); daughter, Michele (Ric) Burt; grandchildren, Allison & Alexa Burt, Jordan & Olivia St.Amant; sister, Sandi Lane; mother-in-law, Viola Drumheller; sisters-in-law, Mary Lou Richards, Phyllis Park, Karen (Ray) Dusenbury; nieces & nephews. His passion for life and racing, whether it was a driver, owner, crew chief, crew member or just as a fan in the stands, will long be remembered by all who knew him across the country. He was always there to lend a helping hand or give advice. The family would like to express their heart-felt thanks to HomeReach Hospice nurses, Kim and J.C. and the entire staff at the Kobacker House. Friends may call at the MORELAND FUNERAL HOME, 55 E. Schrock Road, Westerville, Tuesday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. where service will be held 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 15, 2014. Pastor David Martin officiating. Interment Blendon Central Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to HomeReach Hospice.
Eldon & Judy Voshart - Jan 14, 2014
Gary we are so sorry to hear about Bud. He was a great friend. We enjoyed stopping by the shop and talking with you and him. He’ll be missed by everyone who knew him. You and your family are in our prayers. Take care.
Michael, Becky and Chris Moore - Jan 14, 2014
Please know how very saddened we are for the loss of your husband, father and grandfather. Bud touched so many lives and we were truly blessed to have known him. He was a true inspiration, friend and an integral part of our racing career. He and his smile will be greatly missed.
May he rest in peace.
With our deepest sympathy
Mike, Becky and Chris Moore
Charles Brown & family - Jan 14, 2014
Bud will always be remembered with a smile. Such a good man. He will never be forgotten.
GOD bless you all and give you comfort in HIS love.
Charles and Jan Brown,and family.
Lu Lu Barry - Jan 13, 2014
Ruth and family,
I am sorry about the passing of Bud!!! I am sure he knew no stranger!! I hope good memories and smiles that come along with them get you through this difficult time!!
I’m sorry I can’t be there in person but the thoughts and prayers will be with you all!!!
Kevin Burnett - Jan 13, 2014
Bud was one of the good guys. Although I only had the pleasure of working with Bud for 1 year, I have received the gift of knowing him for 20. I will never forget his smile. Please, Ruth, Gary and the rest of his family, accept our deepest sympathies.
Shannon - Jan 13, 2014
Although I did not know your loved one personally, I am truly sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in Gods promise to “swallow up death forever” and to “wipe away the tears from all faces”. (Isaiah 25:8) For more comfort from the scriptures and to find out the Bibles real hope for the dead, please go to www.jw.org and search for the brochure Can the Dead Really Live Again?