James Thomas “Bud” Pallas of Argyle, age 75, passed away August 11, 2020. He was born November 27, 1944, in Sandusky, the son of Fred W. Pallas and Maxine Thornsbrough Pallas. Bud married Sharon Bradshaw November 22, 1969.
A graveside service will be held at noon September 12, 2020, at Downington Cemetery, 3151 Rangeline Road, Deckerville, Michigan 48427; immediately followed by a wake at Wilson Park in Deckerville. Rev. Dr. G. Patrick Thompson, Pastor, will officiate. Military honors will be rendered by the American Legion Post 369 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2945 both of Sandusky.
Bud served 16 years with the Argyle Township Volunteer Fire Department and served honorably in the United States National Guard and United States Army for seven years.
Bud worked as forklift operator many years at Snover Stamping, Ubly seatbelt and finally Kelsey Hayes before they closed.
Bud is survived by his loving wife Sharon; two children: Karen Marie Pallas of Sandusky, Kristie Ann Pallas-Karlson (James) of Nashville, Tennessee; granddaughters: Lauren Fay Heilig, Tori Marie Pallas of Sandusky, Kylie Whisper Karlson and grandson, Thaddeus Lee Karlson both of Nashville, Tennessee; mother, Maxine; brother, Fred (Alice) Pallas; Beverly Jones; John Mardlin; his best friend since childhood, Gary Walker; sister- and brother-in-law, James and Marilyn Peters; friends, Judy and Duane Freel; as well as several nieces, nephews, aunts and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his son, James Thomas II; father, Fred; brother, David; and brother-in-law, Jerry.