Olen Neil Bud Endicott, 87, of Caney passed away peacefully after an extended illness on Sunday, June 16, 2013 while a resident of the Caney Nursing Center. A Graveside Celebration of Life Service will be held at the Greenwood Cemetery in Sedan, Kansas at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 19, 2013 with Pastor Bob Clemence of the United Methodist Church in Caney, Kansas officiating. Burial will follow under the direction of Potts Chapel of Caney, Kansas. The family will gather following the service at the United Methodist Church in Caney for a light lunch for family and friends. The family has suggested memorials to the Alzheimers Association or the United Methodist Church of Caney and contributions may be left at Potts Chapel in Caney, Kansas. Bud was born November 25, 1924, in Sedan, Kansas the son of W. E. Tope and Leora Hutton Endicott. He grew up in Peru, Kansas, graduating from Peru High School in 1943. He served in the United States Navy in the Pacific Theater during World War II. When he was discharged from the Navy he returned to Peru and married Peggy Jean Robertson on August 18, 1946. They were married for sixtysix years. Peggy preceded Bud in death in August 2012. Their only daughter Drenda Endicott Galasso preceded them in death. Mr. Endicott attended Coffeyville Community College and Pittsburg State College before being employed by The Sunshine Biscuit Company from which he retired. He also worked for KoPco in Caney, Kansas. For several years Bud was an independent oil and gas producer in the Caney area. Mr. Endicott was a high school athlete who participated in adult leagues in baseball, softball and basketball. He remained a sports fan his entire life and was an avid golfer. He was a member of the United Methodist Church of Caney, Kansas. Bud is survived by his sister Joan Dyer and husband Pete of Caney, Kansas two granddaughters Marla Galasso and Lisa Hathaway, and several nieces and nephews. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Bill and Jack Endicott.