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Bud (sometimes known as Ralph Stanley)’s Story

Bud has been fighting a most courageous battle against prostate cancer for the past 5 months.

If any of you would like to send your love to our parents, please use this site (please visit the Guestbook tab) to post your thoughts, prayers or stories and we will share them with both Mom and Dad. 

We'll update this site often and thank all of you for your love and concern.

With love,
The Bud Kilburn Family

Latest Journal Update


Well, we’ve managed to stumble through an entire week since Dad left us ~ some days were OK; others, not so much.  Still though, carrying him in our hearts has helped us to get up each morning, put one foot in front of the other and just keep on keeping on.


Thanks again to all of you for your love, concern and compassion…that’s helped too.


We have also decided on a date for Dad’s CELEBRATION OF LIFE.  Details are as follows:


Saturday, October 23rd, 2010 from 2 pm – 5 pm...or so...

White Horse Inn in Three Rivers
, CA


42975 Sierra Drive
Three Rivers, CA 93271-9625
(559) 561-4185

It will be good to see you all and be able to thank you in person.  Please let us know if you are planning on attending so we can attempt to guesstimate a somewhat accurate headcount?  See you in Three Rivers on Saturday, October 23rd!