Kenneth Earl "Bud" or "Rocky" Hussung, 83, of Aurora, IN, passed away on Thursday, June 9, 2011.

He was born Monday, November 7, 1927 in Aurora, Indiana, Son of the late Edwin Stanley Hussung and the late Gertrude M. Canfield Hussung.

Kenneth served his Country during WWII as a member of the United States Army. He worked as a Laborer for Alton Box for over 30 years and he was a Professional Musician.

He was a member of the Manchester United Methodist Church, active as Sunday School Teacher, Men's Quartet, and helped with many activities including the Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social. He also attended Christian and Missionary Alliance Church. Kenneth enjoyed woodworking, he made a replica of Hillforest, he also made a log cabin, and a general store, even carving and painting the people to go inside, and a steel guitar and case. Kenneth was also a professional musician, he could play the bass, the guitar and the piano. Some of the bands that he played with include The Melody Pioneers, Terry Meyer Band, The Friendship Band, which played at the Friendship Fire Station every Saturday night. One of the many fans included "Grandpa Walton" when playing in his home town. Kenneth also played at Renfro Valley back in the late 1940's, was in the S. E. Indiana Musicians Hall of Fame, and appeared in the Midwestern Hayride. Kenneth also played with the Armed Services Radio in Italy during WWII. He will be missed by all who knew him.

Surviving are Daughters, Brenda (Darwyn) Nelson of Aurora, IN, Cynthia (Tom) Grimme of Alexandria, KY, Melissa (David) Kittle of Sidney, MT; Grandchildren, Lisa (Jason) Hoog of Aurora, IN, Doug (Tina) Nelson of Lawrenceburg, IN, Brandon (Amber) Kittle of Joplin, MO, Jordan Kittle of Sidney, MT.; and 10 great-grandchildren and expecting another one in Setpember.

He was preceded in death by his Parents, Wife of 60 years, Frieda "Wilma" Hussung, Daughter Linda Sue and several siblings.


Services

Friends will be received Monday June 13, 2011 from 11:00 AM-1:00 PM at the Rullman Hunger Funeral Home, Aurora, Indiana.

Services will be held at the Funeral Home, Monday at 1:00 pm with Pastor Charles Hill officiating.

Interment will follow in the Wilmington Cemetery, Aurora, Indiana. Military graveside services will be conducted by members of local Veterans Service Organizations.

Contributions may be made to the Cedars of Lebanon. Please call the office at (812) 926-1450 and we will notify the family of your donation with a card.


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