Pastor Alto "Bud" Goodspeed, Sr., age 78 of Manistee died Friday, May 17, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family.
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He was born on October 28, 1940 in Plainwell, Michigan the son of the late Darl T. & Edna (Manchester) Goodspeed. He was graduate of Wayland High School Class of 1959. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving during the Vietnam Era. On December 21, 1963 he married Diana Kay Wallace at Trinity Lutheran Church in Wayland.
Bud was Pastor of the New Life Tabernacle in Manistee for 38 Years. He enjoyed fishing and gardening, especially tomatoes.
Survivors include his wife; Diana K. Goodspeed of Manistee, four children; Sheila (Mark) Lavender of Manistee, Alto (Tracey) Goodspeed, Jr of Manistee, Craig (Heather) Goodspeed of Fremont,MI, and Chip (Kirsten) Goodspeed of Manistee, 14 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, his sister; Peggy Barton of Dutton, MI, as well as nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 1:00 PM at the Oak Grove Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Manistee with Pastor Alto Goodspeed, Jr. officiating, followed by Military Honors by the Manistee United Veterans Council Honor Guard. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday evening from 6-8PM and Wednesday from 12:00 Noon until time of service.
Memorials in Bud's name may be directed to the New Life Tabernacle.
Please visit Bud's personal page of memories at www.oakgrovefh.com. Arrangements by the Oak Grove Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Manistee.